My daughter Caitlin graduated from Juniata College this weekend!
It just seemed like yesterday that we had arrived at this beautiful campus for freshmen orientation and now Caitlin was walking across the stage to receive her bachelor’s degree.
With rain clouds threatening, workers packed up the white folding chairs set out for the outdoor ceremony and everyone was directed into the gymnasium.
Caitlin graduated with a hybrid degree in Spanish and entrepreneurship. At Juniata, they call majors programs of emphasis.
Caitlin and her brother Ben, who just finished his freshman year at Beloit College, celebrating after the nearly three-hour graduation ceremony!
Caitlin and her friend Walky, who have been friends from high school, both attended Juniata College. At their freshmen orientation four years ago, the two girls posed at this very spot and wanted to end their college together at the same spot. The building behind them is the oldest on the campus — and my favorite.
Caitlin, brother, dad and yours truly. It was a happy day. We are now packing up Caitlin’s house and all flying back to San Diego. Happily, Caitlin has a job waiting for her in San Diego. She will be doing social media, graphic design and various marketing for an educational toy company a block from the beach. Sweet!