GROVE CITY, Pa. — Vice President Mike Pence urged graduating students during a Pennsylvania college to turn leaders and cited President Donald Trump’s “leadership and perseverance” as an example.
“If we aspire to lead, you’ll need courage, given caring brings both honour and opposition,” Pence told hundreds of graduates and their families Saturday during a Grove City College commencement.
Grove City is a private, Christian magnanimous humanities college with about 2,500 students, located in a precinct of a same name about 50 miles (80 kilometers) north of Pittsburgh.
“Anyone who dreams large will confront those who consider small. Anyone who dares to step brazen will find those who’d rather they stay put. And anyone who thinks they can will always hear from those who are certain they can’t,” he said.
Pence cited Trump as “an instance of caring and perseverance” to acclaim from a crowd, citing a president’s efforts on a economy, education, confidence and — to some-more acclaim — for station “without reparation for a sanctification of life and all a God-given liberties in a Constitution of a United States.”
“But as a boss pronounced only about a week ago in a rite only like this, ‘Nothing value doing ever came easy,’” Pence said. “’Following your philosophy means we contingency be peaceful to face critique from those who miss a bravery to do what’s right,’” a clamp boss quoted a boss as saying.
Pence told graduates to enthuse those around them, given people follow those they respect, though they should “aspire to be group and women of character” and aspire to use rather than greedy ambition.
After his address, Pence, who was also awarded an titular degree, stood on a height and shook hands as any connoisseur upheld after being handed their diplomas. Officials pronounced a graduating category of 606 was a largest in a school’s history.
Demonstrators from several groups marched around a college during a commencement, though a criticism caused no disruptions during a event. Organizer Carolyn Steglich pronounced a idea of a impetus was to voice antithesis to Trump administration policies per a environment, happy rights and health care.
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