“Our most powerful tool is our liberal arts education,” said Cheetham, the daughter of 1974 and 1975 Connecticut College graduates Thomas and Joan Cheetham. “We’ve been taught to think critically about the very foundations of modern society: to question our actions and our ideas, and the thoughts and deeds of those who came before us. When we leave here today, our most immediate challenges may be renting that first apartment and getting that first job. But our biggest challenge is one we’ll face for the rest of our lives: to use our educations to chase our passions and cling to them for dear life.”
Cheetham '13, Amy, "Senior Class Speaker 95th Commencement Address" (2013). Commencement Addresses. Paper 31.
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