Ashley Lawrence | Staff Writer

Dear graduating seniors,

Thank you.

Thank you for being open and welcoming to underclassmen.

Thank you for not being arrogant, even when you had the opportunity.

Thank you for giving us the encouragement we needed when assignments gave us anxiety.

Thank you for for showing us how to play hard, work harder, worship God and go after our dreams.

Thank you for being the definition of school spirit.

Thank you for loving your classmates, peers, teammates and professors so well.

Thank you for being our inspiration by setting realistic goals for what we should want to accomplish during our remaining years in college.

Thank you for showing us how it’s done.

Thank you for being growing Christian leaders.

Thank you for being Azusa Pacific Cougars.


We may see some of you again; others, we may not see. Nevertheless, we are thankful for the memories. Make a difference in the world. Inspire, empower and uplift others wherever you go. Whenever you get to where you’re going, don’t forget where you came from. Thank you for you who are. Now, follow your paths while continuing to represent the best of Azusa Pacific University.