Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Stamp Collecting Becomes Part of a High School Graduation Ceremony

Joseph G. Cote, a staff writer for Massachusetts's Nashua-Telegraph, covered the graduation ceremonies of one of the local high schools over the weekend and heard stamp collecting mentioned in one of the commencement speeches.

According to Joseph, "Class President Jennifer Smith likened all of the people and experiences she and her classmates have had to stamps in a collector’s book. She placed a stamp under each graduate’s chair to help them remember Sunday and encouraged them to not stop collecting experiences as they move out into the world. 'We just need to swing by the stores and pick up a new album, a fresh start,' she said."

To read the entire piece, click here.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM