Fall Orientation Student Speaker Competition

Summary

Apply by March 27 to address incoming new students and their families during the 2015 Fall Orientation Welcome Session in William & Mary Hall!

Full Description
It is with great excitement that FYE announces the annual Fall Orientation Student Speaker competition!

The selected student will have the opportunity to address incoming new students (freshmen and transfers) and their families during the 2015 Fall Orientation Welcome Session in William & Mary Hall.  During this speech, the speaker will have the opportunity to address what new students can do to make their time at William and Mary outstanding.

Any continuing undergraduate student at the College is eligible to apply.  Application submissions are due by 5 PM on Friday, March 27, 2015 to fye@wm.edu and should contain the following information:

(1) Written responses to each of the below questions:

  • Why do you wish to be the student speaker at New Student Orientation? This should include any information that would be pertinent to your candidacy for this honor. (1 page limit)

  • What inspiration will you offer to new students as they begin orientation and their career at William & Mary? (500-word limit)

(2) Names and phone numbers of two (2) faculty or administrators who would be willing to serve as references.  Your references should be able to speak to your thoughtfulness and ability to verbally communicate and articulate your ideas.

If you have any questions about the 2015 Fall Orientation Student Speaker selection process, please contact us.  Good luck!