Each year a member of the graduating class is selected to represent their class and speak at the Commencement Ceremony. Graduates interested in auditioning to be this year’s student speaker must submit their Commencement Participation Form online and a draft of their Commencement Speech to the Center for Student Life and Leadership Development, room 6212 or via email to skystudentlife@smccd.edu with the subject line “Student Speaker Audition.”

  • Topic: Define what graduation means to you and explain how Skyline College has contributed to your success.
  • Format: Speech may be no longer than 5 minutes in length. Graduates can mention departments but should not single out individuals in their speech.
  • Deadline to apply: Friday, April 19, 2019
  • Auditions: Week of April 22