We don’t stop going to school because we graduate. Usually a graduation ceremony is an event where a speaker tells many students who all wear identical caps and gowns that “individuality” is the key to success.
When you develop a passion for an idea or just to learn in general, you will never stop growing. Today marks when your training tells you that there are no more excuses. You have accomplished a goal and earned a title; but none of this is any good without wisdom.
Confucius said there are 3 ways to learn wisdom. First, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is bitterest.
So celebrate today and take pride in the fact that you have a new chapter to build upon in your lives. You have spent your time learning a trade skill that involves your hands as well as your mind.
YOU ARE NOW IBEW JOURNEYMAN WIREMAN ELECTRICIANS!!
GOOD JOB EVERYONE!!