Student Speaker Nomination
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Student Speaker Nomination

Senior Ceremony Student Speaker Nomination

Beginning at Senior Fest on Feb. 4th, nominate yourself for the opportunity to give a 5-minute presentation at the commencement ceremony, following the keynote address.

Selection Process 2016



Feb 18

Nominees complete online application

Mar 3

Review team invites up to the top ten applicants to submit online video

Mar 16

Nominees submit 90-second video of sample presentation
containing key message points for ceremony talk to University Events. 
Approved videos are posted to the Z Core 2016 Facebook page for d
voting by senior class members.

Mar 20

Review team presents top three applicants to
Academic Vice President (AVP)

Mar 27

AVP selects student speaker

Apr 10

Student speaker submits draft script to Angela Ruff for review
and approval

Apr 17

AVP edits or approves script

Apr 22

Student speaker presentation coaching begins

May 6

Rehearsal - live presentation/practice of speech in McCarthey

May 8

Commencement Ceremony

Angela Ruff
Special Projects Manager