About my experience on School Farewell
Today I am reminded of my school farewell party by a young friend of mine. This time of the year, when the session is on the winding up routine, students are busy in preparing for their exams, something is still holding us back. Something that is so heavy that when ever we are reminded of it, we are sure to get tears in our eyes; and that is the feeling of separation from our school/college friends.
I still remember my farewell party in my school. It was on 10th of February. Everyone was so excited about it. Our teachers and juniors tried to make everything as much perfect as possible for all of us. I, being the captain of the school, was handed the responsibility of addressing everyone on behalf of final year students of 12th standard. It was an overwhelming experience. Even though I have decided to speak a lot to express my thoughts and gratitude for everyone, an emotional lump in my throat forced me conclude my speech in between.
I was overwhelmed to see every one of us dealing with the same emotions. We all were super excited at the prospectus of college life ahead, a little bit scared of facing the upcoming board exams and heavy hearted at the thought of missing many of our school/college friends and class mates.
Tips for writing a Good speech
Writing a speech is an art. You have to first know what the occasion is and then decide if you want to give your speech a little bit of personal-touch or want to appear more professional in your approach. Professional speeches look good in business circles and among strangers. But when you are to deliver a farewell speech in your school/college with whom you have spend many years of mischief and obedience, I suggest you to go for friendly and personalized speech.
Making the emotional scene of parting, more memorable one with a suitable parting song just as you complete your speech works very well with the audience.
Start by addressing your elders present on the occasion. For a school/college speech you may address your principal and teachers first and then juniors who are trying their best to make this event as much memorable for you as possible, and lastly, you may address your classmates and friends.
Try to include your important memories from the school and how everyone motivated and supported you. Slowly try to summarize your experience of the whole year in your short speech. Always include others in your mention of incidences of the past so that your farewell speech may not become monotonous and boring. Take others as well in your ride of the past. Let them become emotional along with you.
Without making your farewell speech a very long one, conclude it with a note of thanks to your principal, teachers, classmates and juniors for making your memories so special and beautiful
Here is a sample of welcome speech for your farewell party.
Sample Speech for school/college farewell Party
Hello and a very good evening to our beloved principal sir/madam, teachers and my dear friends. Today I stand here to bid a formal goodbye to all of you. When I joined this school many years back (you may mention the correct number of years in here for your speech), I was filled with lots of doubts and of course was scared a bit. But slowly with time we all got glued so strongly that even 'fevicol' started feeling jealous.
I still remember our small mischief in the class room, teasing each other, laughing out loud on a silly joke, reading a novel in maths class, eating other's lunch boxes before break, fighting on petty issues, competitions on stages, crying over each other's shoulders, and lot more which is hidden in deep in my heart and of everyone's around here. These memories are just too valuable. These walls of our classroom have known so many great moments of our friendship and fight; these walls are like our second home.
I used to hate holidays of more than 3 days as it always meant being away from my friends which was too unbearable and now we stand on the turning point of our life when we have to move on our different paths. God only knows if ever we would be able to meet each other later in our life or not. I am also grateful to Facebook, twitter, email and Google plus for uniting us in our friendship chain even when we leave this school. I have made countless memories that I will treasure forever.
I take this farewell speech as an opportunity to thank my teachers who provided direction to our knowledge and shape to our future. I know, we're one of the naughtiest classes in the whole school but we love you all and would never forget the lessons of books as well as of life that you have taught us. Thank you everyone for making this moment a very special for all of us. I will always cherish this moment.
All the very best for your future. I hope that all of you will get great success in your future. Thank you.
|Guest Author: Sunil Kumar Jena 08 Jan 2014|
|Thank you to the author for such a great farewell speech.|
|Guest Author: Ajit Kumar 11 Mar 2014|
|I really like this speech I ever read a speech like this. My tear just fell down. Thanks.|
|Author: JyotiS 13 Mar 2014||Member Level: Gold Points : 5|
|Thank you Sunil Kumar Jena and Ajit Kumar. I am glad you like my write-up. |
Farewell is the time which brings back all the past memories that we have spend together with our friends, teachers and colleagues. This is the moment when even the one with whom we have always been fighting, seems like a bestie. Yes, it is a moment which can only be felt; no words can ever describe it. While writing the above mentioned essay, it was actually very much hard for me to get the exact words as no word seem appropriate to capture that special feeling.
True farewell speeches can never be copied, but they are custom-made for each person having his own emotions and experiences. This write-up just gives an insight about how to go about writing a segmented speech but real writers are you, who can make any simple word, a very special one by dipping in the sauce of feelings and emotions.
|Guest Author: Sneha sunil 11 Apr 2014|
|Emotional lovely speech.|
|Guest Author: Sunaina 14 Jul 2014|
|Thank you for posting this speech, it gave me an idea to write my own personal experience.|
|Guest Author: Sundeep 27 Jul 2014|
|Great job. thank u so much sir|
|Author: K Mohan 30 Aug 2014||Member Level: Platinum Points : 4|
|My appreciation to the author for posting this wonderful article dealing with tips to prepare for school or college farewell speech. But in this regard I wish to state that every college has its own past and the students are also different with different qualities. We cannot generalise a farewell speech. As per the past conduct of the college the speech has to be made and that is more important. Moreover while giving speech , the present small achievement of students must be highlighted and along with the contributions of best teachers and professors.|