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North Shore Community College Commencement

Do you believe you would be an inspirational student speaker for the graduating class of 2019? Do you meet the eligibility requirements? If so, consider applying and nominating yourself for the 53rd student commencement speaker role!

Deadline to submit nominations is Friday, March 11th at 4:00pm.

Speaker eligibility requirements

  • A graduate of August 2018, November 2018, January 2019 or confirmed potential May or June 2019 graduate by the Registrar
  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA, or better, at close of Fall 2018
  • Available to audition for selection committee at the Lynn campus sometime in April
  • Must consent to publicity

Speech requirement

The speech you submit, must not be more than 10 minutes long. An ideal Commencement speech is usually between 5 to 10 minutes. Your speech should be 3-4 pages typed and double-spaced.
Complete requirements and selection process >

Speech criteria to consider

  • Speech Organization
    The speech has an intro/thesis, conclusion, and supporting paragraphs.
  • NSCC Connection
    The speech reflects NSCC’s mission, values, memories and spirit.
  • Student Relatability
    The speech has the potential to engage students and reflects their experiences.
  • Speech Readiness
    The speech has the polish to be easily edited or does not require major edits.

Do you believe you would be an inspirational student speaker for the graduating class of 2019? Do you meet the eligibility requirements? If so, consider applying and nominating yourself for the 53rd student commencement speaker role!

Application Process

  1. Submit the online application
  2. Email your speech immediately after you complete the application to: commencement@northshore.edu as an attachment
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