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Student Commencement Speaker Competition Resume's Due February 1st


Posted 01/31/2017
Submitted by Ellen Levasseur
Category: Student Announcements

ATTENTION SENIORS: ANNOUNCING THE STUDENT COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER COMPETITION

IF YOU ARE A SENIOR WHO GRADUATED IN DECEMBER 2016 OR WILL BE GRADUATING IN MAY 2017, THE STUDENT COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER COMMITTEE INVITES YOU TO PARTICIPATE IN THE UPCOMING SPEAKER COMPETITION. THE WINNING ENTRY WILL BE DELIVERED AT THE CEREMONIES IN MAY AS PART OF THE COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES.

IN ORDER TO QUALIFY, YOU MUST FIRST SUBMIT A RESUME TO ELLEN LEVASSEUR, GSU 307 BY FEBRUARY 1, 2017. THE COMMITTEE WILL REVIEW YOUR RESUME AND YOUR COLLEGE RECORD THEN CHOOSE THEIR CANDIDATES. ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED OF THE COMMITTEES' DECISION BY FEBRUARY 8, 2017.

WHEN CHOSEN, YOU MUST SUBMIT AN ORIGINAL SPEECH TO ELLEN LEVASSEUR, GSU 307 BY MARCH 3, 2017. YOUR SPEECH MAY ADDRESS A VARIETY OF ISSUES AND SHOULD BE 3 - 5 MINUTES IN LENGTH. YOU SHOULD USE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO PRESENT A MESSAGE TO YOUR FELLOW CLASSMATES, PARENTS, FACULTY AND ADMINISTRATION. PLEASE KEEP IN MIND THAT WE ARE A DIVERSE COMMUNITY AND YOU ARE REPRESENTING ALL GRADUATES.

THE TOP 3 - 5 SPEECHES WILL BE CHOSEN BY MARCH 17, 2017. THE CANDIDATES CHOSEN WILL THEN BE ASKED TO PRESENT THEIR SPEECH TO THE COMMITTEE. YOU WILL BE JUDGED ON CONTENT AND PRESENTATION OF YOUR SPEECH, YOUR ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE, YOUR INVOLVEMENT IN COLLEGE LEADERSHIP ROLES AND CAMPUS ACTIVITIES.

THE WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN EARLY APRIL.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT ELLEN LEVASSEUR AT X4260