Trending By: Attiqah Mohd December 19, 2019 @ 4:03pm

Watch How This Malaysian-US Born Girl Inspires People At Her Graduation Ceremony

We’d say, ‘raise a glass to Lisa Kamal’

Nothing beats graduation speech when you belted out  Grammy-winning album and famous Broadway musical, Hamilton in front of almost 7,000 people at your graduation ceremony!

On Monday, Lisa Kamal who graduated from  University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA made headline with her inspiring graduation speech. 

Lisa—a big fan of Hamilton, Lisa admitted that it was their soundtrack that became her “coping mechanism” during her tough times and journey to complete her studies. 

Lisa kicked off her speech with the soundtrack from Hamilton, 

“Raise a glass to freedom. Raise a glass to all of us. Telling the story of today.”

Lisa’s journey did not come easy as she admit that it was through a lot of hard work and struggle that she managed to complete her studies, thanking her friends for all of their support in her life. 

“My second year in college, I suffered burnout to the point of losing motivation to finish this degree. I could not have finished college without the friends that I (have) made here. They got me through a lot of late nights at the library.”

She took a last look at her friends before continues, 

You (have) made it here to the last act. You (have) made the choice to rise up and give yourself another chance to start over every single morning.”

She then added that students like her juggled a lot on their plates, including studies and relationships with friends and family, especially when her family is living in Malaysia. 

Lisa’s monumental speech topped with her achievement, she was awarded ‘On To The Future’ award  from the Geological Society of America. She will be heading back to Malaysia to complete her five year work commitments with Petronas. 

Watch her inspirational speech below:

| Live TV

| ARTIKEL Xtra

Trending Fri, 22 Jun 2018

Serba Tak Kena, Jaket Melania Trump Jadi Bualan!

Saya harap selepas lawatan di Texas ini, pihak media tidak lagi memilih untuk memberi lebih tumpuan kepada pakaiannya.

Featured Thu, 4 Mar 2021
Trending Tue, 4 Sep 2018

Doktor Melecur Selepas Bilik Dibakar Pesakit Mental

Doktor lelaki berusia 50-an melecur 30 peratus di badan manakala jururawat berusia 30-an melecur lima peratus di bahagian muka dan badan.

Trending Tue, 10 Jul 2018

Tun M’s Birthday Wish is for the Press to Help Fight Corruption

Such a simple yet idealistic wish to have asked for.

Trending Mon, 25 Mar 2019
Trending Tue, 16 Oct 2018
Trending Wed, 14 Feb 2018

11 KPOP SONGS FOR ALL SINGLES THIS VALENTINES DAY

Valentine’s Day is the season for lovers to publicly show off their affection. But what about all the single people? Here are some songs to pull you through this day.

Featured Wed, 13 May 2020
Trending Sun, 10 Jun 2018

Cef Selebriti Anthony Bourdain Ditemui Mati Akibat Bunuh Diri

Menurut laporan CNN, Bourdain, 61 tahun ditemui mati di bilik hotelnya di Perancis, pada Jumaat.

Trending Wed, 23 Dec 2020

| Live TV