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Apply/Nominate Graduation Speaker

Apply or Nominate Graduation Events Speaker for 2016!


  • Be a 2015-16 graduate of Olympic College
  • Demonstrate leadership skills
  • Demonstrate volunteerism
  • Complete the application form
  • Submit a 200 word essay on the topic of their speech.

Submission Deadline

May 6, 2016  --  Nominations/Applications are closed.


Any 2015-16 graduate can apply or be nominated to be the 2016 Commencement Speaker.

Requirements for applicants/nominees:

  • Be a 2015-16 graduate of Olympic College
  • Be able to demonstrate leadership skills
  • Be able to demonstrate volunteerism
  • Submit a 200 word essay on the proposed topic of their speech

Submission deadline:  May 6, 2016

Submit online or in person to :

     Dean of Enrollment Services

     HSS Building, First Floor, Room 105

     1600 Chester Ave.

     Bremerton, WA  98337

1.  Complete the application/nomination form and include the full name of the student and program of study.

2.  Applicant/nominee must submit a 200 word essay on the proposed topic of their speech.

3.  The topic of the speech can include inspirational details about participation in school activities, classroom achievement, community involvement, volunteer activities, student government achievements, a personal success story, or a combination of these.

4.  The selected applicant/nominee and alternate will be notified by the graduation committee.  In the event that the select applicant/nominee declines the selection or is unable to speak at either event, the alternate will be designated as speaker for either event.