Speakers

Information on 2022 ceremony speakers will be included here when they are chosen. This information will be  updated in Spring quarter 2022. 

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Previous Ceremony Speakers

Year

Guest Speaker Faculty Speaker Student Speaker

2021

Dr. Amy Morrison

Stacy Woodruff

Abra Zink

2020

Dr. Amy Morrison

Dr. Sharon Roz

Monica Shoemaker

2019

Robert Taylor

Thomas Abbot

Niloufar Mirhashemi

2018

Michael Schutzler, CEO of Washington Technology Industry Association.”

Rosa Wade, M.N. - Nursing

Amanda Pelly - Applied Design

2017

Dow Constantine, J.D., King County Executive

Letty Barnes, M.Ed. - Business

Michal Tidwell - Business Technology 

2016

Robert Malte, Chief Executive Officer, Evergreen Hospital

Heath Davis, M.L.I.S., M.A. - Library

Ambera Dedic - Nursing

2015

Representative Suzan DelBene, M.S.

James Howe - Computer Security Network Technology

Robert Lewis - Funeral Services Education

2014

Dr. Amy Morrison, President LWTech

Hector Valenzuela, M.A. - Mathematics

Richard Savedo - Multimedia Design / ASG President

2013

Dale Peinecke, Commissioner of Employment Security Department

Robby Gilbert, M.Ed. - Multimedia Design

Shalliah Swinney - High School Academy / Pre-Nursing / ASG President

2012

Michael D. Greenwood, Boeing Company

Kenneth Brown - Engineering Graphics 

Peter Huff - Multimedia Design / ASG President

2011

Dr. David Woodall, President of Lake Washington Technical College

Dr. Sharon McGavick, President, Lake Washington Institute of Technology, Emeritus

Dr. Grace Lasker, Science

Bronson Carter - Multimedia Design / ASG President, 

2010

Senator Paull Shin

Phil Snider, English

Aaron Swanson - Diesel Mechanics / ASG President, 

2009

Senator Rosemary McAuliffe

Joe Gryniuk, Electronics

Seth Brown - Welding / Student Senator, ASG

2008

Dr. Sharon McGavick, Lake Washington Technical College

Michael Hayes

Susan Dailey - Social and Human Services / ASG Records Officer

2007

Senator Rosemary McAuliffe

Ben Taves, Welding

Travis Wright - ASG President

2006

Senator Dave Schmidt

Heidi Shepherd, Social and Human Services

Jennifer Abbarno - ASG VP

2005

Representative Toby Nixon

Jo Nelson, Science

Marcia Villasenor - ASG VP

2004

Dr. Michael Metke, President Lake Washington Technical College

Paul Axtell, Automotive

John Dalzell - ASG President

2003

Dr. Michael Metke, President Lake Washington Technical College

Robert A. Monroig, Marine, Motorcycle, Power Equipment

Dave Gallagher - ASG President

2002

Ron Sims, King County Executive

Pat McPherson, Early Learning

Valesa Manawa, ASG President

2001

Senator Maria Cantwell

Rebecca Jaffe, English

Joselito Lopez - ASG President

2000

Roger Olgesby, Editor & Publisher of the Seattle Post Intelligencer

Sandra Campbell, English Second Language/Adult Basic Education

Glenn Stuttgen - ASG President

1999

Representative Laura Ruderman

Patricia McPherson, Early Learning

Robert L. Pinski - ASG President

1998

Santos E. Contreras, the Boeing Company

Gene Fosheim, Electronics Engineering

Patrick Casey - ASG President

1997

Stanley McNaughton, Chief Executive Officer PEMCO Insurance

Gene Fosheim, Electronics Engineering

Crystal Devine - ASG President