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I’d like to congratulate 2 special people who graduated this weekend from college. 

Joseph L. Kuchie (C) with girlfriend, Kaila Kraft (L) and his mother, Kathy (R). Photo submitted by J. L. Kuchie

You may have noticed the articles written by Joseph L. Kuchie that have been appearing in the paper for the last 6 months.  He has been a valuable contributor to the newspaper and we are very fortunate to have him share his talents with us.  He graduated from Rutgers University, New Brunswick with a Bachelors Degree in Journalism and Media Studies.

 

Audrey Rosemond Maxwell graduates from Centenary College, Hackettstown, NJ. Photo by C. Maxwell

I’d like to also congratulate my baby sister, Audrey, who graduated from Centenary College in Hackettstown, NJ.  She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. It was a beautiful sunny day courtesy of the keynote speaker, Bill Evans. He is well known meteorologist from Channel 7 Eyewitness News.  Even’s exact words were, “I predicted this to be a beautiful day – otherwise I would not have come.”

 

Now – about those hats!  Although many graduates had different sayings on their hats, these 2 stuck with me.  There was a 3rd hat with a stunning message. I was so taken aback by what it said I forgot to take a photo of it. This is what was written on it: “This hat cost $110,000.” You always hear about the high cost of a college degree.  When  I saw this on someone’s hat then it hit me squarely between the eyes. Wow!

C.M.

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