Graduation is an important milestone in every person’s life. It is a time to celebrate all of the hard work and dedication that has gone into reaching this point. As you prepare to graduate, it is important to take some time to thank those who have helped you along the way. Here are some sample graduation thank you messages that will help you get started.
#1 I am so glad that you cared enough to send me this generous graduation gift. I am going to put it towards buying some new clothes for college. It is sad that you couldn’t be here on my special day but at least the money came in the end!
#2 Thank you for all your motivational speeches, kind words of encouragement and helpful tips over the years. You are one of my most important role models and without you I probably would have fallen into a heap of trouble. My life changed for the better because of you.
#3 It was an absolute pleasure knowing someone as wonderful as yourself. Thank you for being there with me through thick and thin, even when times were tough. Your are one of my most treasured mentors who I plan to keep in touch with.
#4 Thank you for all of your time and energy you gave to me during my school years. I will never forget the money you donated towards my graduation gift, it was a lovely surprise!
#5 Thanks for being such a great role model and mentor throughout my high school days. You played a crucial part in helping me achieve good grades at university clearing the way to get into medical school! It means a lot that you were there every step of the way!
#6 It’s amazing how far we have come since our early years. Things seemed so tough back then but now it is easier. You have been an amazing friend and teacher since I can remember and I hope we stay in touch over the years ahead.
#7 I want you to know how much I appreciate the time and effort you put into helping me throughout my school years. You were an amazing teacher who taught me so many wonderful things.
#8 It was a pity that we couldn’t have been there on your graduation day but at least we got to see you take part in the ceremony via Skype! Thank you for being such a great mentor, role model and friend throughout high school days. The generosity of your gift is going to go a long way with me.
#9 I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for all the time and energy that went into helping me during my high school days. It meant a lot to have someone as caring as yourself watching over us kids. It is sad that we didn’t get to see you on the day of my graduation but at least we had a party in your honor.
#10 You have been an amazing role model, mentor and friend throughout school days. It was such a lovely surprise seeing this generous gift hit my bank account after I received my graduation certificate! I am going to put it towards paying some of my college fees.
#11 We want to thank you for everything that you taught us over the years; you were an amazing teacher who kept us all on track and out of trouble! You are one of our most treasured mentors and we hope to keep in touch with you always!
#12 Thank you for being such an inspirational teacher during high school days. Your words of wisdom still remain with me even today and I always think of you in times of doubt. Your generous gift will certainly help me in the long run!
#13 I appreciate all your hard work in helping us during school days, it is appreciated more than you know. You were an amazing mentor and friend to me and I am so glad that we still keep in touch with one another!
#14 Thank you for everything, the generous graduation gift made my day, week, month and year! I can’t believe how far I have come. With your help I got into the best university in the country and now hold a good job!
#15 Your words of wisdom still remain with me even today. You are one of my most treasured mentors who helped make high school days awesome! Thank you once again for your time and generosity!
#16 Thank you for the wonderful graduation gift. You have been an amazing mentor and friend to everybody and we hope we can keep in touch over the years ahead.
#17 You were an amazing teacher during school days and I still remember some of your wise words even today! The generous gift made my day, week, month and year – it is more than I could ever ask for! Thank you once again for everything that you did for me throughout high school.
#18 The words “thank you” doesn’t seem to be enough but they are the only words that come to mind at this moment in time. You have been such a helpful mentor who has guided countless people through troubled times. Your generosity is truly touching and I will always be grateful for your time and generosity, thank you again!
#19 Thank you so much for being an amazing mentor during high school days. Your words of wisdom still remain with me even today – it means a lot to have you as a helpful role model in my life. You are one of our most treasured mentors who made school days awesome!
#20 You went above and beyond throughout high school days. The guidance that you gave meant the world to us kids growing up. It is sad that we couldn’t see your face on graduation day but at least we had a little party in your honor afterwards! Thank you once again for everything that you did for us kids, it has certainly changed many lives forevermore.
#21 Thank you so much for coming to watch us graduate from school!!! We wish that we would have been able to go on our senior trip together however I hope you enjoy the enclosed photos and the gift certificate is something I know we will both find use for.
#22 Thank you so much for coming to see me graduate. It meant the world to me that you were there, especially since I knew that it would be difficult for you. Thank you for your generous gift as well!!!
#23 Every time I turn around, there is another reason for us to celebrate! You are my dream maker and cheerleader all in one. When times get tough, you are always there with a meaningful hug or words of wisdom. Keep up your wonderful ways because it has helped me along this path of life tremendously!
#24 Graduation is not complete without saying “thank you” to the people that have helped you reach this very important milestone. Whether it is a teacher, parent or friend of your family; sending them one of these 25 straight forward messages will surely leave them feeling appreciated and thought of on their special day.
#25 When I hear someone mention “graduation”, I think about all of the times we celebrated together throughout my high school experience. Thank you for giving me an opportunity for growth! Thanks also for being at graduation with me today. It meant so much to be able to celebrate this very special occasion with you!!!
#26 I just wanted to let you know how thankful I am for having known you throughout my high school days. You are always there when I needed something whether it would be encouragement, ideas, or just someone to listen. Thank you for always being that person.
#27 What I said at graduation still holds true, thank you so much!!! You have been a great friend and mentor these past four years and I couldn’t have done it without your guidance and encouragement. I wish you all the best in everything you do!
#28 Just wanted to say thanks for taking time out of your day yesterday to share my graduation with me. It was really nice having your presence there while we celebrated this milestone achievement in life!
#29 I can’t believe that another year has ended before our very eyes! This brings back such wonderful memories of all the times we celebrated together throughout high school. As we go forward into college, please take time each day to look back at our past experiences.
#30 Thank you so much for being at my graduation! It meant so much to have your support and encouragement there for me. I really appreciate all the time, effort, advice and friendship that you gave me over the years. I want you to know that it was invaluable!
#31 There is no way I can thank you enough for caring about me as a student and friend for many years. You are one of the most important mentors in my life who always has an encouraging word or wise counsel to guide me along the way.
#32 I don’t think words could ever express how thankful I am towards having known you throughout high school. What would I have done without your support and encouragement every step of the way? Thank you for always caring about me and for celebrating this milestone with me today.
#33 It’s hard to believe that another year has gone by so quickly! I would like to thank you for everything you have done for me throughout my high school experience. You are one of the most influential people in my life who made an impact in all aspects of my development as a scholar, friend and young adult.
#34 It was such an honor to have shared graduation with you yesterday. You inspire me in so many ways because you are always pushing yourself academically while remaining flexible with the demands set upon us these days. Thank you for being there when I needed encouragement or advice. It is very much appreciated!!!
#35 I am so happy we were able to celebrate together at graduation. You have played a tremendous role in my academic development and completing this milestone would not have been possible without your support and encouragement.
#36 I want you to know how much it meant to me having you on the guest list for graduation yesterday. Your presence there was a great source of inspiration as I traveled on this journey called life. Thank you for always being that person who had an encouraging word or wise counsel when times were tough.
#37 You are one of those few people who is able to motivate, challenge, encourage and inspire me through all sorts of ways. I am thankful for our special bond as mentor and mentee as well as friend throughout my high school experience. You have given so much selflessly with little recognition which makes these messages even more relevant and appreciated!
#38 I couldn’t have imagined a more perfect way to celebrate this milestone than with you. There is no other person who could have shared this moment with me as wonderfully as you did. Thank you for all the encouragement, guidance and assistance that has been given throughout high school. What would I have done without your friendship these past four years? You are such a blessing!!!
#39 It was such an honor to start off the day yesterday celebrating my graduation with you. Your presence at commencement made it even more special to me because I know how busy you are yet still making time for others in need of support and encouragement. From start to finish, thank you so much for believing in me and our bond as friend and mentor over the years. I’ll never forget all the kind gestures given for so many reasons. You really are one of a kind!
#40 Our journey together throughout high school has been absolutely wonderful thanks to your support and guidance along the way. It will not be forgotten because it was very much appreciated more than you could ever know! Thank you again for everything that made our bond as mentor and mentee special over these past four years. I can’t wait to see what you achieve next!!!
#41 You were there through some of the most important milestones throughout my high school career which makes this message even more relevant. Your presence at commencement yesterday meant so much to me because you always seem to make time for others despite your busy schedule. Your friendship means the world to me!
#42 It was an honor having you at my high school graduation ceremony. Thank you for your presence and kind words of support that really uplifted me during the celebration. I am so very grateful for your friendship!
#43 I can’t thank you enough for being there on my big day! It meant the world to have all my family present together, especially with mom’s health issues these days. My friends who could not make it are also missed but I know they are thinking about me too. Without your generous gift, I would have been totally destitute looking for money for college fees the past few weeks before graduation! Thank you again!!!
#44 You were one of those people that pushed me to achieve great things in life. I am grateful for the time you invested in me, helping to make my high school days some of the best days in my life.
#45 I am so lucky to have you as a family member. Thank you for being there every step of the way with your love and support. You are an amazing person! It was amazing having all my friends and family present at my graduation ceremony, but it would have been incomplete without your wonderful presence.
#46 Thank you for thinking about me on this important day that is my graduation from high school. A day where I’m no longer just a kid anymore but an adult taking pride in their education and accomplishments earned during their years in school!
#47 It meant so much to have you share this memorable celebration with me. I will never forget the day and it’s people that were part of my life while growing up. You mean so much to me and your presence there says just how much!
#48 I want to thank you for being part of my high school graduation celebration. It was a joy having you with us on this wonderful day where one chapter in our lives comes to an end, but also another one begins too! No matter what is ahead, I know that your friendship is something that will never change throughout the years.
#49 My deepest gratitude for being there during my high school graduation ceremony. It meant more than you can imagine to have all my friends around me at this time of my life. And thanks also for your generous gift. It has come at the perfect time, I really needed it.
#50 Your thoughtfulness and investment in my life will never be forgotten. It meant so much to me that you were there with me on my big day! No words can express just how happy you made me by being part of my graduation celebration. Thank you for your wonderful generosity too!
#51 I cherished having all my family together during this special occasion, even if some couldn’t be there but remembered me through their kind thoughts and gifts! From the bottom of my heart, thank you for everything you have done to help make high school memorable days. You are admired and appreciated by all who know you!!!