"Reject mediocrity. If you haven’t already, you’re going to discover that other people get uncomfortable when you set big goals and work incredibly hard to reach them. Don’t let those people slow you down, even when they’re your friends. Most of what you think are the limits of your potential are illusions, so never, ever, apologize for having and pursuing big dreams.”
Read more of Head of School Jason Patera's "Annual Dispensing of Unsolicited Advice" to graduating seniors in the Chicago Tribune!