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[Video: Background music begins.]
[Video: Words appear: Roger Howard, IU Southeast]
[Video: Wearing his cap and gown, Roger walks in a procession of graduates at the IU Southeast Commencement ceremony. He waves to the crowd. A color guard presents the U.S. and state flags.]
Roger speaks: You can start off as someone not knowing what you want to do at all, but you've come here, and your door is wide open to limitless opportunities and you become a limitless person.
[Video: Words appear: Bailey Troutman, IU Kokomo]
[Video: Bailey's mother helps her put on her gown before the IU Kokomo Commencement ceremony. She greets fellow graduates as they line up for the procession.
Bailey speaks: My time at IU has meant a lot. It allowed me to grow and develop as a well-rounded citizen that will enter the world now.
[Video: Words appear: Desmond Atem, IU South Bend]
[Video: Desmond gathers with his family at the IU South Bend Commencement ceremony. A woman helps Desmond adjust his gown, then he helps a fellow graduate put on her stole. He hugs a friend. He walks in a procession of graduates as the ceremony begins.]
Desmond speaks: IU South Bend has made a great impact on me. This campus was very welcoming to me. It makes a huge difference, that feeling of welcome. I made very good friends on this campus, lifelong friends.
[Video: Words appear: Naqeeb Rahman, IUPUI]
[Video: Naqeeb and his family pose for a photo outside of Lucas Oil Stadium before the IUPUI Commencement ceremony. He takes a selfie with friends. He stands in front of the stadium by himself.]
Naqeeb speaks: IUPUI has helped me with learning how to connect with people. I got a lot of different perspectives on different cultures and different religions.
[Video: Words appear: Emily Edwards, IUPUC]
[Video: Emily puts on her stole before the IUPUC Commencement ceremony, and a fellow graduate helps her adjust her cap. Outside the Commencement venue, she poses for a photo with a faculty member. At the ceremony, she moves her tassel from right to left.]
Emily speaks: When I came to IUPUC, I only planned on staying for a semester and I fell in love with the small campus and the faculty. I've been able to develop professional relationships and friendships.
[Video: Words appear: Lucas Huffman, IU East]
[Video: Lucas bows his head as his mother drapes his honor cords around his neck before the IU East Commencement ceremony. He poses for a photo with a faculty member. During the ceremony, he sits with the platform party.]
Lucas speaks: IU has done tremendous things to prepare me for my future, not only academically, but as a man. The people, the community, the professors, the coachesóthey all just support everybody.
[Video: Words appear: Maya Caine, IU Bloomington
[Video: Maya and her twin sister Mica talk with fellow graduates before the IU Bloomington Commencement ceremony. Maya and Mica walk into Memorial Stadium.]
Maya speaks: I'm gonna remember all the people who've helped me and built me to be the person that I am today. Everyone has helped me to be a better leader and a better communicator and a better collaborator.
[Video: Words appear: Gabriela Jaimes, IU Northwest]
[Video: Gabriela walks in procession of graduates at the IU Northwest Commencement ceremony.]
Gabriela speaks: That pride of getting an IU education and knowing that you're from IU is just incredible.
[Video: Words appear: Mica Caine, IU Bloomington]
[Video: Mica takes a selfie with a fellow graduate before the IU Bloomington Commencement ceremony. Mica and her twin sister Maya pose for a photo at the Sample Gates. Mica and Maya walk into Memorial Stadium. Mica talks with a fellow graduate at the ceremony.]
Mica speaks: Earning an IU degree means a lot of things to me, but most importantly I think IU has given me a capacity to lead. It inspired me and empowered me to take my own route.
[Video: Words appear: Justin Westfall, IU Online]
[Video: Justin's mother helps him adjust his gown before the IU East Commencement ceremony. He smiles as he sits with fellow graduates during the ceremony. He moves his tassel from right to left.]
Iím really excited to actually accomplish this and hang that diploma on my wall and just look at that and think, ìWow, look at all that hard work that came into that, and whereís the next place that this can get me?"
[Video: Desmond and his fellow classmates stand at the IU South Bend Commencement ceremony.]
Desmond speaks: I feel like an IU degree is going to get me far and beyond.
[Video: Maya and Mica enter Memorial Stadium together for the IU Bloomington Commencement ceremony.]
Maya speaks: Earning an IU degree has given me a lot of confidence. Itís been able to shape me into someone I never thought I would be.
[Video: Roger waves to the crowd at the IU Southeast Commencement ceremony. He turns his tassel from right to left.]
Roger speaks: Hopefully, people see, ìThere's Roger Howard. He went to IU Southeast and look what he's done.î
[Video: Gabriela walks in a procession of graduates at the IU Northwest Commencement ceremony. During the ceremony, she turns her tassel from right to left. She hugs a faculty member as she receives her diploma.]
Gabriela speaks: The legacy that I want to leave here is that with dedication, you can impact others. You can definitely empower others, and you can make them grow.
[Video: Mica and Maya turn their tassels from right to left at the IU Bloomington Commencement ceremony.]
Mica speaks: I just would like to be remembered as someone who always gave back because that's my passion, that's what keeps me going.
[Video: Bailey stands with the platform party at the IU Kokomo Commencement ceremony. During the ceremony, she stands at a podium and gives a speech.]
Bailey speaks: I will always remember just how much I was cared about here, how much people really invested in me, and how I will be successful because I know that so many people have believed in me.
[Video: Lucas walks in a procession of graduates at the IU East Commencement ceremony. During the ceremony, he stands at a podium and gives a speech. He smiles as he stands with fellow graduates. ]
Lucas speaks: I will remember my time at IU forever. And hopefully Iíll always be able to be a part of this university and continue the tradition.
[Words appear: Indiana University]
[Words appear: Fulfilling the promise]
[Words appear: iu.edu]
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