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Ryan, I have always appreciated your sincerity, honesty, and kindness. I remember the first conversation we ever had in Battery Park four years ago – it left a mark on me. I wish you the best in the years ahead!

— David Leedy


  • Earned a 3.3 GPA throughout six semesters
  • Editorial Intern at “Route” Magazine
  • Freelance Writer at “Catholic Sun”


House of Winston Churchill

Notes for Ryan

Ryan – this is just one more amazing accomplishment that you can add to your impressive list of life experiences that will go on to craft a future that holds unimaginable promise. Strong work!!

Congratulations!! We are so incredibly proud of you. We trust that as Jesus Christ the king reveals his plan for your life, that you will be a blessing to many people.

We love you. And looking forward to seeing you soon.

Love, Uncle Gary and Aunt Angela

Ryan, congratulations on this amazing accomplishment! We are all so proud of you. Sending much love!

Congratulations on this major milestone in your life. So very proud of you and such a major accomplishment. Wishing you the brightest future and all the success life can hold for you. Love you so much and the wonderful young man you are. Aunt Cheryl

Congratulations Ryan! You have a bright future ahead of you! Love and miss you!

Congratulations Ryan.

We wish you the very best in your next chapter in life . We are so very proud of you .

We Love and miss you very much!!


Congratulations on achieving this great milestone. We are so proud of your accomplishments. We wish you much success with your dreams and career pursuits.

Uncle Lou and Aunt Denise

Dearest Ryan,

Your continued perseverance and fortitude is nothing short of remarkable but certainly not surprising. You set your eye on the prize and went after it. I’m so very proud of the flourishing and talented young man I’ve always known you to be. Congratulations on a job well done. Stay blessed.

Warmest Regards,

Congratulations, Ryan! I enjoyed working with you in Shakespeare last year, and I hope you’ll have the chance to keep developing your interest in poetry. Best wishes!

Ryan, Congratulations on your college graduation – we are so very proud of you! It took a great deal of courage to leave Arizona and go to NYC. We are quite sure that you will continue accomplishing the goals you set forth as well as writing new chapters along the way. Enjoy this moment!

We love you more than you will ever know, Mom & Dad

Congratulations!! You did it!! I love that I have wonderful memories of you as a boy,
but as a Man I see you focused & ambitious. I have no doubt you will continue to to focus on your career & accomplished great things in your life. And always remember you are LOVED by many, including me.
Much Love,


I am incredibly proud of your achievement. While it certainly deserves a wealth of recognition and celebration, I think it’s important for you to know that I’ve always been proud of the person you are – kind, collected, thoughtful, and gracious. You are, and have always been enough just as you are today, right now. I am grateful to call you my brother, and look forward to the dreams that come next for you. I love you lots!


Graduation is not the end goal in itself, instead it is part of a larger journey in life. Life is a journey and all of the accomplishments and all of the achievements you gained during this journey should be taken as starting points for future achievements.

Congratulations on your well earned success! We are so very proud of you! Enjoy your day, we love you very much!

I want to leave you with my favorite quote…..

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

-Nelson Mandela

Alex, Chris, Dash and Cruz ❤❤❤❤

Your perseverance and hard work has paid off. I am so proud of you. I know that whatever you choose to do in your life, you will be successful.
The Lord has a plan for your life and as you continue to trust in him he will continue to be your guide and your strength! (Proverbs 3:5-8)
God bless you!
Love Peaches

“Better to illuminate than merely to shine, to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate “- St. Thomas Aquila’s
Congratulations & move forward with strength & courage! ❤️

Congratulations Ryan! You should be extremely proud of yourself. This is a huge accomplishment!! I pray for continued blessings and success for you in your next chapter of life!

Ryan, I am so proud you. You’re an amazing young man and I know you will accomplish everything your heart, mind and soul desires. Congratulations!!!❤


Congratulations on a job well done! Reflect back and be proud of all your accomplishments! You did it! Keep pressing on towards your dreams knowing God is always by your side and you’re surrounded with family & friends who love you so much!

Look forward with excitement to what lies ahead…and celebrate this moment because it’s yours to enjoy!


Paula aka other half of the Paula-squared team! 😀

Congratulations to one of my dearest friends! This is such a huge achievement, and can’t wait to see the great things you’ll accomplish!

Congratulation!!! One amazing adventure is ending but a new one is beginning. You are an incredible young man and have so much to offer this world. The future is yours to explore, but don’t forget to call your mom.
Go celebrate! Enjoy every minute you deserve it.
Love Dawn and Tom

What a terrific accomplishment Ry!! Soo much to be proud of sweetie.

I remember when you were just a “wittle little guy”. Soo sweet and always big smiles. You did good Ry and can’t wait to hear about your next accomplishment. Love Lisa

Congratulations Ryan ..I’m so proud of you and the strong, smart , handsome young man you are. What an amazing accomplishment .. love you

Happy Graduation! We are so proud of you! What an awesome accomplishment you have achieved! We wish you all the best in your future & know you will continue to excel in all you set out to do! Shine on!

Congratulations cousin!

We are so proud of you!!! You are a brilliant and bright minded young man and will achieve great things!!

We love you dearly!!

Ryan, we are so proud of you!
Wishing you the best on your graduation day and more success in the future Many Blessings to you!

Shawn, Monique, Jayden &Chance

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