In a graduation speech, a principal should offer a welcome to all guests at the ceremony, introduce teachers and administrators to the audience, offer examples of accomplishments by the student body, provide advice for t... More »

Student council speeches should contain an introduction that outlines the candidate, a body of the speech that advises the audience of the candidate's goals, and a conclusion that gives a short summary of what was stated... More »

Examples of a good valedictorian speech share fond memories of the students' school years and gratitude for the teachers and institution. A valedictorian speech should stay brief, about 10 minutes or less. More »

Good examples of graduation speeches include Steve Jobs' speech at Stanford University in 2005, J.K. Rowling's commencement speech at Harvard University in 2008, David Foster Wallace's commencement address at Kenyon Coll... More »

When writing a student council speech, the introduction ideally contains some information on the candidate, the body advises the audience of the candidate's goals, and the conclusion summarizes the information previously... More »

An effective student council speech must include the basic elements of a speech, including an introduction, the speech body and a conclusion; it should also be suited for the student's audience and provide reasons as to ... More »

A formal speech is a preplanned speech that is given to an audience at a formal or professional event, business lectures and celebrations like weddings being the most common. Formal speeches differ from impromptu speeche... More »