Niskayuna High School Graduation 2016
I am so happy! In the story of our lives, we have only lived maybe three chapters. Elementary schooland before. Middle school and finally high school.And that's it! Those first three chapters lay the groundworkfor what one needs to know. There are many more chapters to write and the quality ofthe book is yet to be determined. But the first three chapters are never forgotten.All of you have made your mark on Niskayuna MUSIC
All of you have made your mark on Niskayuna High School. Be it in the form of a plaquehanging on the wall, a piece of artwork in a display case or even ice cream stains thatcan't be cleaned off the library floor. You will not be easily forgotten. MUSIC I rest easy at night knowing the future is in your very able hands. We have the highesthopes for each and every one of you. And wish you nothing but the very best.(Singing) There are places I remember all my life though some have changed.
Our class gift is a wonderful, custom made, nearly indestructible steel bench. (Singing) I know I'll often stop and think about them, in my life I've loved you all. Niskayuna High School is one incredible institution that supports and grows students with greatpotential. MUSIC And now the presentation of the diplomas.
(Singing) And now, the end is near, and so I face, the final curtain. (Singing) My friends I'll say it clear I'llstate my case of which I'm certain. I've lived (Singing) a life that's full, I traveled each and everyhighway. And more, much more than this. It is my distinct privilege to present toyou the Niskayuna High School Class of 2016. (Singing) And did it my way! Now move your tassels from the right to the left. (Singing) We'll do it our way!.
Hector Echevarria sings You Raise Me Up FOX 29 News Philadelphia
You raise me up so I can stand on mountains. You raise me up to walk on stormy seas. I am strong Oh, makes people cryâ€”makes me cry, that song. Women love this guy, Josh Groben. Well, we can top that, ladiesâ€”
Oh! Can you get a tighter shoté Uh, here's the thing. Why don't we widen out and show these two because I'm going to introduce them. Hector.Echevarriaé Echevarria. That's what I said! Okay A senior at Reading High Schoolé A graduate
Oh, you graduated nowé I did. Okay, that's where we're going to get this footage we're about to see. Principal is here. We'll talk to the two of them in just a second. Watch Hector at the graduation of his high school. You raise me up so I can stand on mountains. You raise me up to walk on stormy seas. I am strong when I am on your shoulders.
Okay, so at the end of this, the house exploded. Right, principalé That's absolutely correct. Eric Turman is here. Wow. Is he famous at this school for this kind of stuffé Yes. Uh, yes and no. Yes, he is. Hector has a great voice, great personality. Just also an absolutely great kid.
And this song's fitting for him too because he's been through some things this year that he's sort of had to get through. So everything fit come graduation. You've come through to the other side, right Hectoré Yes I have. Would you do this for us nowé Yeah, sure. Okay, I promise to explode at the end of the performance.
Okay, you step over here. Alright. And here he is. Hector, congratulations. Thank you. Thank you principal for coming in. When I am down and, oh, my soul so weary When troubles come and my heart burdened be