Inside it was exactly the kind of chaos you would expect. Photography wasn’t all that easy due to spotlights on the stage and the number of people continually milling around (oh say between my lens and the object which I was trying to capture).
The event is the formal conclusion of Miriam’s four years at Pratt. Started and finished on time and no change in Major. She loved the school, complained continuously about the insane work load and made what I suspect are going to be life long friends.
With 800 grads and Communications/Design the largest major if the girls hadn’t decorated the top of their mortar boards (a Pratt Tradition) I don’t know how easy it would have been to spot them.
After the usual awarding of Honorary Degrees, naming of the Teacher of the Year, and multiple speeches
– they all paraded across the stage to shake hands.
The Presidents comment was to “walk, skip, dance or otherwise come across the stage”
With hordes milling around outside immediately afterwards.
and she starts her paid internship 1 June. Now all she has to do is solve her housing…