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During the next few weeks approxi-
mately 33.000 young men and women
will graduate from the public high
schools of Wisconsin. Of this group of
young people several thousand will he
enrolled in some institution of higher
learning next year: however, for the ma-
jority. graduation from high school will
mark the end of formal education.
Whether you enroll in a college next
September. or begin your life's occupa-
tion, l hope that all of you will take
full advantage of every opportunity to continue your learning. Although our
schools and colleges provide the teachers and equipment to help acquire ex-
tensive knowledge, develop skills, and gain better understanding in a rela-
tively short time. much learning still occurs outside of the classroom. In
fact I will venture to say that the happiness and degree of success which you
will enjoy during your life will be largely determined by the extent to which
you continue your learning through life.
As our society has become more and more complex and we become more
and more dependent upon our fellow citizens in our everyday living. the need
for well trained and disciplined minds and the fullest development of the de-
sirable personal qualities have become more essential for every individual.
These qualities of character and personality are among the most important
factors in determining success or failure in life. Through numerous personal
studies we have found that the qualities of character-i.e., honesty, loyalty,
dependability, thoroughness, cooperation, and punctuality, rather than the
lack of knowledge or skill accounts for nine out of every ten job failures.
I believe all of you are aware of what these desirable personal qualities
are. Of course, development of them is another matter. However, I would
like to elaborate briefly upon a couple of these qualities. They are ones to
which you may or may not have given much consideration: they are not men-
tioned as frequently as others, but they are ones over which I find employers
to be greatly concerned,
The first of these is what we call ingenuity: the other resourcef-ulness.
lngenuity is skill in devising or combining techniques and ideas: it is the
cleverness of design. We might say it is the ability to conceive new and