Rock Valley College

Student Commencement Speaker

Student Speakers at RVC

Nominations are being accepted for this year's 2019 Student Commencement Speaker!

Please consider nominating a student who you feel would make a great speaker at this year's 2019 graduation ceremony. Student Nominees should meet the following basic criteria (according to your knowledge):

  1. Student in good academic Standing (2.0 GPA or higher)
  2. Student is a model citizen (with no college disciplinary record and/or criminal record)
  3. Student has applied for graduation with Records and Registration

The commencement planning team will review all submissions, and nominees will be required to audition their speech before a panel of judges.

The Student Commencement Speaker will receive:

  • Commencement plaque and name included on the RVC perpetual commencement plaque
  • Lunch with RVC Leadership Member and two other guests of the student's choice
  • Designated parking on the day of commencement
  • VIP seating for up to four (4) guests
  • DVD of commencement speech (limit one)

Nominations are due by 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, 2019 for consideration. Auditions will be held on Wednesday, April 24 and Thursday, April 25, 2019 from 3 to 5 p.m.

Nomination Form:

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