Graduation Announcements

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Often times a school will provide a graduation announcement for the actual graduation ceremony. However, if you plan to have a large family gathering for this monumental event, an additional announcement is in order. The type of graduation announcement you order depends on several factors.

Depending of whether the graduate is graduating from High School or College the wording and type of invitation can be very different. If it is a high school graduation, the announcement may contain a phrase about the graduate who will be going on to college. If it is a college graduation, the announcement may contain a phrase about beginning life outside of school and starting a career. In either case, a phrase of completion and achievement will work well.

Graduation announcements can be gender specific or just generic. For girls, an announcement may be floral and very elegant. For men, the announcement may be more technical and architectural. More generic graduation announcement ideas are listed below.

Graduation announcements can be themed around the type of education of the graduate. Choose artwork that coincides with the degree. For example, if the degree is in the arts choose something related to art or literature, such as a pen or paintbrush or musical notes. For the science major, choose some scientific theme for the graduation announcement. If the graduate is going into business choose a professional business like theme.

There are some other great ideas for themes for graduation announcements. Choosing school colors is a great way to incorporate student life into the invitation. Another great idea is a diploma theme, which can be incorporated into the announcement as well as a graduation party, cards, and gifts. These themes work well with men or women and those graduates who do not fit in to a certain group.

There are lots of factors to consider when selecting graduation announcements. Choose a quality graduation announcement for this special day so it has that special touch. There is such a great variety of themes and color for announcement so it is easy to find one that is perfect for the graduate.