Tonight I had the honor to share an evening with five very impressive teenagers, one of which was my oldest son. They graduated from their three-year course of study.
Parents and grandparents, friends and siblings gathered in the community center and after the younger classes were acknowledged and given their due, it was their turn to speak. Each prepared and presented a wonderful talk on what statesmanship means.
We went out to dinner after and even remained after the restaurant closed. Each of the graduates spoke of the admiration they had for each other. We as parents and grandparents spoke of the changes we've seen over the past couple of years and even further back.
Like I said, it was an honor to be with them tonight.