Student Speaker Selection

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Senior Ceremony Student Speaker Selection

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. Academic and conduct status are considered in the review processes at each phase.

Selection Process 2017

Date

Action

Feb 1

Senior Fest - Nominations Welcome

Due Feb 12

Apply online by midnight

Feb 27

Review team invites up to ten applicants to submit demo video

Due Mar 19

Select applicants submit 90-second video of sample presentation
containing key message points for ceremony talk to Academic Events. 

Mar 23

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

Mar 29

AVP selects student speaker

Due Apr 10

Student speaker submits draft script to Academic Events for review
and approval

Apr 17

AVP edits or approves script

Apr 20

Student speaker presentation Guidance begins

May 12

Rehearsal - live presentation/practice of speech in McCarthey

May 14

Commencement Ceremony at Arena

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