GROVE CITY, Pa. – Vice-President Mike Pence urged graduates of the Pennsylvania college to be a leader and quoted President Donald Trump ‘ s “leadership and perseverance” as an example.
“If you aspire, you will need courage, because the guide brings honor and opposition,” Pence said, hundreds of graduates and their families Saturday at the Grove City College commencement.
Grove City is a private Christian liberal arts college with about 2,500 students in the district with the same name, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) North of Pittsburgh.
“Those who dream big, those who are thinking to small. Who dares step forward, you will find those who prefer you to stay. And anyone who thinks you can, you will always hear from those who are not sure, you can,” he said.
Pence quoted Trump as “an example of leadership and perseverance,” applause from the audience, citing the President’s efforts on the economy, education, security, and more applause for the ” without apologizing for the sanctity of life and all God-given freedoms in the Constitution of the United States.”
“But the President said, only about a week ago in a ceremony like this,” to do Nothing came easy,'” Pence said. “‘According to your belief means that you have to be ready to criticism from those who do not have the courage to do the right thing,'” the Vice President quoted the President as saying.
Pence around, told to inspire graduates to those around you, because the people those who respect you will follow that but you should aspire to be”, the men and women of character” and aspire to a service rather than selfish ambition.
After his address, Pence, a title of honor, standing on the platform was also excellent, and shook hands, as all the graduates their diplomas handed over afterwards. Officials said the graduating class of the 606 was the largest in the history of the school.