Bay College Seeks Student Commencement Speaker


Bay College is excited to announce a contest to discover the student commencement speaker for this year’s graduation ceremony.

Interested students are asked to write a speech to deliver at Bay College’s 2020 graduation commencement on May 9. All speeches should be between five and six minutes long when read aloud and should specifically address new Bay College graduates. It is also expected that all speeches will be considerate and responsive to the sensitivities of general audiences.

Finalists will be selected to deliver their speeches to a judging panel at 2:00 PM on Thursday, April 9. The winner will receive $100.00. The second-place winner will receive $50.00. All other entrants who do not place will receive a $5.00 Café Bay gift card just for submitting a speech for consideration.

Students can enter by submitting his or her speech in document form by Friday, March 27 by Emailing Renee%20Strom. Each entry must include the student’s full name, contact email, and telephone number. All entrants must be eligible to graduate by Summer 2020, have applied for graduation, and be planning to participate in commencement.

For questions, Email Renee%20Strom or call 906-217-4131.