Commencement Speaker Application

How to Submit:
  • Put "College (Nine or Ten) Student Commencement Speech" as the subject for your email
  • Include your name, email address, and college affiliation in the body of the email.
  • Speeches should be no longer than five minutes (750-1000 words).
  • Speeches should reflect your College’s Theme and may reflect your experiences as a student at College 9 or College 10. Please frame your experiences so that other students can relate to them.
  • The speeches will be evaluated based on content and writing/presentation quality.
Applicants must be affiliated with College Nine or College Ten. Non-affiliates who have been heavily involved in the College Nine and Ten community may be considered if they also submit an appeal that demonstrates their connection

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