Graduation, a complex word full of expectation, happiness, as well assadness.
All kinds of memories flood up to the mind,
Those days and nights in CKWA,
Make up the youth memory for the 17 graduates.
June 2, on this sunny summer day,
The CKWA graduation ceremony is happening on the campus,
Customized an exclusive experience.
Warm up with KAP arts exhibition,
These future artists revolve around
“Who am I, where I am from, and where am I going?”
This eternal philosophical debate,
Showed their graduation works to us all,
Telling that they are ready,
To explore inner selves.
For recalling the childhood memories,
Honor Walk starts from the preschool,
Passing through all grades pupils,
With cheer and blessings.
Dear CKWA graduates,
Stay true to your original intention,
No matter how far your journey is to.
The graduates walk to the Ginkgo Avenue,
Where meeting the young brothers and sisters of secondary.
This is a pathway of honor,
And secondary school life reminder.
The cruise is short,
But with profound meaning by connecting the past 18 years,
Congratulations on your growth.
Through the pathway of growth and honor,
Graduates proceed into the arts center.
The ceremony begins,
With the brilliant speech delivered by Wang Weiqing, chairman of Kaiwen Education.
The best wishes and warmest congratulations,
As well as sincere advice to graduates,
Long life journey, wish spring breeze all the way.
Speech of Principal Xu, themed “adaptability”.
Wish Kaiwen Cranes to keep minds free,
Having the adaptability to change and growth,
Pick up courage when you’re down.
The Deputy Head, Mr. Andrew Leale,
Quoted from Winston Churchill,
And shared the importance of “courage”.
Success is not the end,
Failure is not final,
It is courage that counts.
Secondary Head, Ms. Zhao and Mr. James Craig,
For graduates’ outstanding achievements,
This is a highlight moment and stage,
To be awarded.
“Kaiwen brought the best me out”,
–From Kenny Gong, the graduates’ representative.
Chief representative of China, Glasgow Academy of Art
Ms. Wang Xiaoai also sent her best wishes to the graduates
Ms. Cui Rong, the representative of the graduates’ parents,
also expressed her expectations for the graduates,
Last part of the ceremony,
Diploma presented by Mr. Andrew Leale,
Tassel turned by Principal Xu,
The 17 Kaiwen Cranes formally graduate.
But this is not the end,
They’re like Kaiwen cranes,
Journey starts from Kaiwen,
Fly to higher mountains.