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2013 Winter Commencement


Watch the full recording of the 93rd winter commencement on Dec. 20th at Boise State University.

Full Ceremony

Student Speaker


Prepared, conscientious, positive and intelligent is how Leslie Durham, associate dean of arts and humanities, describes Tiara Thompson. Thompson is graduated with a double major in theatre arts and English and was chosen as the student speaker for the 2013.

Thompson served as a peer advisor for Advising and Academic Enhancement, an officer with the Theatre Majors Association and a teaching assistant for Communication 101 courses. She also acted and served numerous technical roles in Theatre Arts Department productions and was selected to help organize the Theatre Arts Department’s regional conference in February 2014.

Student Speaker Introduction


“No matter what we have endured through all the time in school to get this degree, we are finally here,” Thompson said. “Now it’s time to do something with all this knowledge we have acquired.”Tiara Thompson

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