Graduation Commencement Ceremony

Undergraduate Student Speaker Auditions

Graduating undergraduate seniors who want to be considered for graduation speaker will audition on Monday, April 28th  from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. in Lecture Hall 5. Auditions begin promptly at 4:00 p.m. so you MUST show up on time as the doors will be closed beginning at 4:00 p.m.!

  • Only graduating undergraduate students may audition for the student speaker.  
  • Maximum speech length is FIVE MINUTES.  Presenters will be stopped after five minutes, therefore it is important to REHEARSE PRIOR TO the audition.
  • Speeches may incorporate the class theme if desired.  This year’s theme is:

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.” ~  Unknown

If you have questions, please call (360) 867-5185 or email at