Congratulations, Son, on your graduation from high school.
On the ladder to you future you’ve climbed another rung.
Everybody who loves you knew it would be done.
College is the next step on your climb up the ladder
where many new life experiences you’ll gather.
Enjoy this new chapter in your life and have a lot of fun,
but never forget the work that has to be done.
Sometimes it may be difficult and roadblocks you might hit,
but never, ever, ever say quit.
Remember, you’ve got people who love you and will help all we can.
We’re proud of you, you’ve grown into a fine young man.