Commencement

Ceremony 1

Graduates A–K

Ceremony 2

Graduates L–Z

Order of exercises

Processional

  • Administration & Official Guests
  • Faculty
  • Class of 2021

Pledge of Allegiance

  • Aubrey Goldhamer, Class of 2021
  • Sophia Stewart, Class of 2021

Welcome

  • Jeremiah John, Provost

Invocation

  • Clarissa Barton, Class of 2021
  • Tori Wescott, Class of 2021

Remarks

  • Reed N. Wilcox, President

Conferral of Degrees

  • Reed N. Wilcox, President
  • Jeremiah John, Provost
  • Hugh Redd, Chair, Board of Trustees
  • Bill Braddy, Dean of Students

Closing Remarks

  • Jeremiah John, Provost

Music

  • “Shenandoah,” Special Octet

Benediction

  • Carter Bean, Class of 2021
  • Sydney Petersen, Class of 2021

Recessional

  • Administration & Official Guests
  • Faculty
  • Class of 2021

Music

“Pomp and Circumstance”
Composed by Edward Elgar, 1857–1934

“Shenandoah”
American Folk Song, 19th century

Conductors

  • Kyle Nielsen, Director of Choral Studies

Strings

  • Sarah Bench
  • Lucy Flake
  • Annalisha Staples

Vocalists

  • Jessica Simpson, Class of 2021
  • Joanna Armstrong, Class of 2017
  • Kaitlyn Harvey, Class of 2021
  • Ashley Prince
  • Brandon Bassett, Class of 2021
  • Layne MacPherson, Class of 2021
  • Connor Mason, Class of 2021
  • Jonathan Clawson

Commencement: Day 1

11 a.m. on Friday, May 7, 2021

Keynote Adress

  • Ann Christensen, President of Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation