Xuanlin Li '17 shared the following address with his fellow graduates and their families along with the McCallie faculty at Commencement for the Class of 2017. Li will attend the University of California at Berkeley.
Good Morning! I am very grateful to stand here on behalf of the class of 2017, and I am very grateful to see many faculty members, alumni, families and friends who are here today.
Today is the day of graduation, and it is fitting to once again hear the mission of McCallie: Honor, Truth, and Duty. The word that particularly stands out to me is Truth.
Mahatma Gandhi, the leader of the Indian Civil Rights movement, once said, “Nothing is or exists in reality except truth … And where there is truth, there is also knowledge which is true … Where there is no truth, there can be no true knowledge.”Read More