Student Graduation Speaker Information

Serving as student Commencement speaker is an honor open to any graduating Trocaire College student. It’s a chance to speak about your time at Trocaire and your personal journey that got you to this point, give advice or words of wisdom, and celebrate the awesome accomplishment you and your graduating class are sharing as you walk across the stage.

Check out our interviews with two past speakers: Ky Ly and Linda Tran!

For the upcoming May 2020 Commencement, Student Speaker Applications are due April 1, 2020. Please complete the form below and submit it by the deadline to be considered.

Student Commencement Speaker Application

  • Please upload a document (1,000 words or less) consisting of the student address that you would like to give at graduation. Your address will go to the Commencement Committee to review. Students will then be selected to give their speech in front of the committee. We recommended telling YOUR story but including parts that can speak to all graduates.


Student Graduation Speaker - Recommendation Form

  • Please enter your name.
  • Please enter the student's name. Student must be participating in the May 2020 Commencement ceremony.
  • Below, write why the student you recommended should be the Graduation Speaker for the upcoming May 2020 commencement.