2017 Commencement Speakers

Graduation season is coming and many colleges have announced their commencement speakers for 2017. While it is not the reason to choose a college, it can be exciting to be a graduate at a commencement speech that goes on to be famous. For example, Steve Job’s 2005 commencement speech at Stanford University is often quoted for its inspirational words. Someday you will also attend commencement and hear a speech that will inspire those in attendance. Some commencement speakers will be alumni of the institution, while others may be famous in their field of work. Below are some famous names giving commencement speeches around the country in 2017.

And, an impressive high school commencement speaker:

  • Langely High School – Lauren Graham, author and actress from television shows such as Gilmore Girls and Parenthood

Commencement speeches are known for being inspirational and motivational. Some are even given by well-known personalities, and 2017 has a lot of famous individuals giving commencement speeches this year.

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3 Comments on “2017 Commencement Speakers

  1. Williams College, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Claremont McKenna College, Wes Moore (Rhodes Scholar and Army Combat Veteran), University of Virginia, Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia.

  2. Pingback: Commencement Speeches: Best Advice for Recent Graduates

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