Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.
What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.
My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.
Former Rams defensive end Michael Sam is now in the Canadian Football League. He has signed a two-year contract with the Montreal Alouettes. Sam made history last year when he became the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL when the Rams took him in the seventh round.