CALS Senior Speaker: Call for Submissions

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October 15, 2018 (All day) to November 25, 2018 (All day)

The College of Agriculture & Life Sciences invites graduating students to submit for the honor of speaking to students, friends and family at the CALS Graduation Convocation on Saturday, December 15, 2018.


To apply to be the student speaker, please write a 1 - 2 minute speech for delivery at the CALS Graduation Convocation. Your remarks ought to tell the audience what your education in CALS and the University has meant to you and what the future might hold for you and your classmates. 


Speeches will be reviewed by a committee of CALS academic advisors and faculty. Finalists will be asked to deliver their speech before the committee during the week of November 26 -- November 30, 2018 (finalists will select a 15-minute time slot). The committee will then select the student speaker. 

How to Submit

Send your speech via email to by the deadline: Sunday, November 25, 2018 at 11:59 pm AZ time.

Gabrielle Sykes-Casavant