Bay commencement speaker competition set

ESCANABA — Bay College is excited to announce the 2024 Commencement Speaker Competition. The winner of this competition will deliver their speech to the graduates and guests of Bay College’s 2024 Commencement Ceremony. All entries must be submitted by March 29.

To enter, a Bay College student must submit their speech in document form by March 29 to Dr. Renee Strom, Arts & Letters faculty member, via email: renee.strom@baycollege.edu. Each entry must include the student’s full name, contact email, and telephone number. All entrants must be eligible to graduate by Summer 2024 and have applied for graduation. All speeches should be four to five minutes long when read aloud and should specifically address the new Bay College graduates. It is also expected that all speeches be considerate and responsive to the sensitivities of general audiences.

Once all submissions have been considered, finalists will be contacted by Dr. Strom to deliver their speech(es) to the Commencement Speaker Committee on April 9.

The winner of the competition will receive $100 and will deliver the speech at the graduation ceremony on May 4. The second place winner will receive $50.

Questions regarding the competition can be directed to Dr. Renee Strom via p: (906)-217-4131 or e: renee.strom@baycollege.edu.


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