Student Commencement Speaker

Give the Speech of your Life

Cape Cod Community College's 2018 Commencement: Thursday, May 24, 4:00pm

In order to be considered as the student representative for the class of 2018, you must be graduating in May or August.

Submission process guidelines and process:

  • On or before midnight, Friday, April 13, submit a 500 word essay that briefly illustrates your 4C's story, what the theme of your speech would be, and why you would like to be chosen. Submit your essay to:
  • Finalists will be notified on April 20 and invited to meet with the selection committee during the first week of May.
  • Finalists should be prepared to give a 2–3 minute extemporaneous (planned, but not read) version of their commencement speech at that time.
  • The commencement speaker will be chosen and notified no later than Monday, May 7.
  • The speaker will then be responsible for creating a 5–7 minute manuscript by Monday, May 11.
  • A faculty coach will then be assigned to help the student practice their presentation.