Mesa College Commencement Speaker Application
The San Diego Mesa College Commencement Speaker Selection Committee is looking for an outstanding graduating student to be the commencement speaker for the 2016 Mesa College graduation.

This is your chance to represent the 2016 graduating class and to share your wisdom and insights with fellow graduating students!

Graduation exercises will be held Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 4 p.m. at Jenny Craig Pavilion, University of San Diego.

The student chosen to speak at the graduation will be awarded a $100 stipend.

In order to qualify, you must fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

• Completed or will complete a degree at Mesa College by Summer 2016.

• Petitioned to graduate. This step can be completed online at or by visiting the Evaluations Office, I4-306.

• Good academic and disciplinary standing.

• Applications with essay must be submitted online by 11:59 pm on Tuesday, April 5, 2016.

• Available to present speech to the Selection Committee on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 between 8:30am – 9:15am.
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  • Speeches should be 3-5 minutes in length (approximately 750-1250 words). Your essay can be submitted in draft form highlighting your proposed commencement speech.