School is out—perhaps for good. And once you find that perfect announcement or invitation design, you can begin customizing it with your graduate’s special details. Whether you’re planning a party befitting all their hard work or simply spreading the word, make sure your friends and family are in the know. We’ve got examples on how to best word your graduation announcements and invitations below!

Graduation Announcement Wording

With great excitement
Mr. and Mrs. Garcia
Announce the graduation of their daughter
Melissa Garcia
From Winston Churchill High School
May 25, 2019
Melissa graduated with honors and will attend
the University of Oregon in the fall


It’s with great enthusiasm
That Mr. and Mrs. McGowen
Announce the graduation of their son
Dane McGowen
From the University of Colorado Boulder
May 11, 2019
“Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.”
― Franklin D. Roosevelt


Class of 2019
Announcing the graduation of
Saramaya Lynn Correa
Willcox High School
on May eighth, two thousand nineteen
at two o’clock in the afternoon


The tassel was worth the hassle
Leslie Robert
Lincoln High School


Class of 2019 Graduate
Cecily Tilman
University of South Carolina
May 20, 2019
Bachelor of Science in Biology


Congrats to our graduate!
Devin Taylor
Michigan Central High School
Class of 2019


Graduation Invitation Wording

Join us for
Olivia Marie Preston’s
Graduation ceremony
on May eighth, two thousand nineteen
at three o’clock in the afternoon
in the auditorium of
South Bend High School
400 1st Street
South Bend, WA 98586


Please join us in celebrating
The graduation of our son
Bao Nguyen
From Chief Sealth International High School
Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 2 p.m.
Salty’s Waterfront Seafood Grill
Seattle, Washington


Graduation celebration 
Class of 2019
Honoring Christopher Dafton
Bachelor of Science in Biology
Saturday, June 28 at 4:00pm
The Dafton Household
1985 14th Street Northwest
Seattle, WA 98101


Kelsey is graduating!
Come celebrate!
Join us to celebrate Kelsey’s graduation from Eastern Kentucky University
June 24th, 2019 from 5 until 9pm
Winston’s BBQ
1234 East First Street
RSVP by June 10th


Looking for more inspiration? All of our templates begin with wording suggestions that you can customize to fit your graduate’s details, so feel free to browse graduation invitations and graduation announcements for even more ideas!


Graduation Quotes

“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” – Henry Ford

“Sometimes you find out what you are supposed to be doing by doing the things you are not supposed to do.” – Oprah

“The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future.” – Plato

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” – Dr. Seuss

Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The unfortunate, yet truly exciting thing about your life, is that there is no core curriculum. The entire place is an elective.” – Jon Stewart

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“The horizon leans forward, offering you space to place new steps of change.” – Maya Angelou

“What lies behind us, and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson