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OLEAN — The Olean Business Institute handed out 24 diplomas at its 52nd annual commencement ceremony honoring the Class of 2013 on Saturday afternoon at the Olean High School auditorium.
Additionally, several graduates were honored for outstanding achievement in their courses at OBI.
Before handing out diplomas, Jennifer Madison, president and chief executive officer of Olean Business Institute, offered a quick word of direction to the graduates as they embark into the next chapter of their lives.
“You’re not done learning. Learning is never done,” she said. “It’s a lifelong process.”
Keynote speaker Meme Yanetsko, chief operating officer at the Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce, offered 13 tips for the future. Among them, she stressed not obsessing about the future and always taking time to listen.
“Go where your heart leads you,” she added. “The key to living a happy, healthy and fulfilling life is to find what gives you joy in life, what wakes you up on the slow days, what gives you joy, and what makes you come alive.”