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Students, faculty, staff, and community of South Mountain Community College are provided an opportunity to nominate the keynote speaker for each Commencement Ceremony. The 2019 Commencement is May 9, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. and held at Grand Canyon University. Please respond with as much detail as you can. Nominations close November 30, 2018, at 5:00 p.m., thereafter, Student Governance will review the Nominees and provide their Top 3 selections to Shared Governance for final approval. Please complete the following for each nominee.



Phone Number

Email Address

Professional Website (if applicable)

Current Location

1. In detail, please answer the following about the Nominee:

Describe his/her outstanding academic achievement(s) related to their educational career.

Describe his/her exemplary accomplishment(s) in humanitarian deeds and activities that have touched diverse lives.

Describe his/her innovative and creative achievement(s) sustained over his/her career.

Describe his/her connection to South Mountain Community College and/or the communities of South Phoenix, Laveen, Guadalupe, Gila River, Pasqua Yaqui, Tempe and/or Ahwatukee.

2. Why do you believe that the Nominee is an outstanding model for graduates, their families, and the South Mountain Community?

**Preference will be given to Nominees that are located within Maricopa County, Arizona**

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Stacey Wright.

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