Hello everyone. This is Ashley Thacker and I’m back with our second podcast for I’m Here With on RM radio. And today we are talking to seniors who are receiving their cap and gowns.

We are in the library where Herff Jones is passing out the commencement regalia, which consists of the gown, hat and tassel?

I’m here with Tammy Walters from Herff Jones. And can you describe to me the process of getting the caps and gowns?

Back in the fall. You have a meeting – the seniors meeting. They tell them all about all the things we offer from the caps, gowns, sweatshirts, t-shirts, all that fun kind of stuff and y’all do orders then and then they come in in the spring. If you haven’t ordered you can always order online and you can always do a late order. So it’s never too late to get your cap and gown and then they come in the spring to the school and then they all pick them up in the spring on the government days, that’s how you get all your stuff.

I’m here with Yvonne Jefferson, and she’s here getting her cap and gown today. What are you looking forward to the most about graduation?

Friends and family and having fun and enjoying you know the moments.

Have you gone to the senior meeting yet?

Yes. I went last night.

Okay, what did that entail?

They were just talking about what they are looking forward to with graduation like the rules. My mom and my grandma and my dad are coming. My family is coming to see me graduate, and I’m so happy. I’m looking forward to it. I’m just going to be having fun.

Today, I’m here with David Mulkey. And what are you looking forward to the most about graduation?

Mainly just finishing this chapter in life and moving on towards college.

Okay. I’ll have you gone to the senior meeting yet.

Yes.

What do they say?

Mainly they just talked about graduation and they were really focused on being, like not be disappointed or sad and down about graduation and moving on.

Okay. Is anyone special coming to see you graduate?

Mainly just like some of my close relatives and my grandparents from South Carolina.

What do you plan on to do in the future?

I’m going to take to study computer science and I plan on getting a software engineering job. Later on.
 

Okay. Thank you.

I’m here with Graham Jones. And what are you looking forward to the most about graduation?

Going to college, getting an education and starting a career.

Okay, and have you gone to the senior meeting yet?

Yes.

What did they talk about?

We talked about graduation parking a lot? And If there’s a rain check for graduation or if we have to go inside and then graduation practice and how everything’s mandatory.

Okay. Is anyone special coming to see graduate?

My sister’s my parents and my grandparents.

What are your future plans?

First I want to go to Richard Bland and then go to Bon Secours for 4 years and get my BN and then hopefully get my RN.

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