By Associated Press - Friday, May 22, 2015

SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) - The host of the daytime television court show, “Judge Judy,” delivered the commencement speech at this year’s Shiprock High School graduation.

The Daily Times reports ( ) Judy Sheindlin had been announced as the guest speaker after senior Alexus Uentillie won a contest hosted by the “Judge Judy” Facebook page.

Uentillie introduced Sheindlin to fellow classmates at Thursday’s ceremony and said her community deserved to have her as a speaker.

Each of the 117 students was given 25 tickets to hand out to friends and family to attend the graduation.

Sheindlin delivered a nearly-20 minute speech to students, sharing tips about how to achieve goals and make a good first impression. She ended her speech by wishing that everyone have a journey that is “a walk in beauty.”


Information from: The Daily Times,

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