Blake Ellis Underwood, you have demonstrated tenacity, wisdom, brilliance, curiosity and internal fortitude your entire life. You dreamt of attending Duke and now your persistence, focus and hard work has paid off! Your future is blazing bright and we, all of us, are so incredibly proud of you. Congratulations on this unforgettable accomplishment; graduating from Duke University! Love, Your Family!
Congratulations Gracie Girl! You’ve left no stone unturned! We’re wildly proud all you’ve accomplished and the friendships you’ve made. You are a force, and we can’t wait to see this next chapter unfold. All our love, Mom, Dad, Pat, Dylan & Brian (&Tucker)
Bryan, four years ago nobody imagined how unique and challenging your college experience would be. We have watched in amazement as, despite unprecedented obstacles, you have not just persevered, but have excelled! You’re a thoughtful and caring young man, and deserve all you’ve accomplished and all the great things yet to come. Love, Mom, Dad, Emily, Grandma Rachel, Grandpa Doug
You have always been able to demonstrate what excellence looks like-across academics, sports, music and public speaking. You set the bar high for the next generation. We are so Proud and Blessed as a family to witness your greatness. Dowd, Laster, Burton Families & Friends
Congratulations, Jake! Your adventurous spirit guided you to move across the country to attend Duke where your passion for sports and love of writing led you to The Chronicle and pursuing a career in journalism. DON’T STOP BELIEVIN’. #GA-Dorm, #BannerElk, #E(K)ON, #Tenting, #Supergremlins, #Karaoke, #DukeAlum
Congratulations to our beautiful and talented Divya! We are so proud of all you have achieved and are looking forward to the next chapter in your life. Lots of Love: Mom, Dad, Shreya, Ammamma, Nanamma, Thathayya, Krishna Mammaya, Caitlin Aunty, Rohan, Jyothi Attama, Ashok Mammaya, & Sravanthi.
Dear Eleanor, Congratulations on your graduation! From day one you've had a spirit of strength, grit and tenacity. These qualities are just a few of many that are sure to carry you far and wide throughout your life. We are excited to continue learning from you and to be a part of your ongoing journey! Love you, Mom & Dad
Son, congratulations on nearing the end of your college journey! Finishing college is indeed a great accomplishment and a solid foundation for your future. Remember that the world is vast and full of opportunities waiting to be explored. Embrace new experiences, travel, and immerse yourself in different cultures. Keep an open mind and never stop learning. This is just the beginning of an exciting chapter in your life. Go out there and make the most of it!