Tutorial for “Announce the Graduation of a Son or Daughter”

Tips

This is a brief letter to let family and friends know of the occasion and to invite them to participate.

Steps

1. Explain what is taking place, and invite the reader(s) to participate.

Sentences

  • We are happy to announce that Eric will graduate from Doe College on May 26. Commencement services will be at 10:00 a.m. in the Doe Auditorium. We will serve a luncheon at our home afterwards, and we hope you can join us.
  • John and I are planning a special get-together to celebrate Ashley's graduation from nursing school. We will meet at the Doe Inn at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 26. We hope you can join us.
  • We are pleased to announce that our son Eric will graduate on May 26. We are inviting friends to an informal get-together that evening at 7:00 p.m. in our back yard.
  • Following in the footsteps of her sisters, Ashley will graduate from Doe College on May 26. You are invited to share this celebration with us. Exercises begin at 10:00 a.m. in the Doe Activities Center.
  • We are giving a party at our house beginning at 9:00 p.m. next Friday, May 26, to celebrate Fred's graduation. We hope you can make it.

Phrases

  • an informal get-together
  • are invited to a
  • commencement exercises will start at
  • following in the footsteps of
  • happy to announce that
  • honor his achievement
  • hope you can make it
  • join our celebration
  • planning a special celebration
  • services begin at
  • to share this celebration with her
  • to celebrate his graduation
  • to celebrate her graduation from
  • very pleased to announce
  • will meet at the
  • hope you can join us at the
  • will have lunch at
  • will be held at
  • will graduate from
  • will be holding a party

2. Comment on the impact or significance of the occasion.

Sentences

  • We are delighted to see this day come after all his hard work and sacrifice.
  • She has worked hard and will graduate with honors. We are very proud of her.
  • He has accepted a position with the Doe accounting firm in Springfield, so he will be relocating. We hope to give him a good send-off with our little gathering.
  • He is the latest in a long line of Does to graduate. We are delighted that he and his brothers and sisters have done so well.
  • She is first in the family to receive a law degree. She's an inspiration to us all.

Phrases

  • all her hard work
  • all the sacrifices are worthwhile
  • delighted by her achievement
  • delighted to see this day
  • fine example for his younger brothers
  • first in our family to receive
  • give her a good send-off
  • has accepted a position with
  • has not come easily
  • has overcome several hardships
  • has worked very hard
  • have all done so well
  • in the nature of a farewell
  • inspiration to us all
  • kept up the family tradition of
  • last in a long line of
  • started a new tradition of
  • very proud of him
  • very special day for us
  • will be relocating
  • will graduate with honors

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