Skip to Content

Search: {{$root.lsaSearchQuery.q}}, Page {{$}}


Thank you to everyone who participated in the Honors Class of 2021 Graduation Celebration.
(In order of appearance) Moderator: Director Mika LaVaque-Manty; Student Speaker: Soraya Zrikem; Student Speaker: Max Hammer; Keynote Speaker: Ben Ewy; Roll Call: Associate Director Lisa Broome.

Additional thanks to the student planning team. Juliana Beduschi, Gillian Rubenstein & Jordan Tyo

Graduation Acknowledgements.  For those who registered for the special mailing, we hope you enjoy the commemorative folder, including the Director's Letter, Honors certificate, sticker, and cords. If you missed this opportunity, but would still like to receive your Honors certificate (only) by mail, please complete this form by June 1, 11:59pm. 

Honors Social Media Shoutouts. For those who participated in the Senior Class Social Media Shoutouts, you can find the composite on Honors Instagram (@lsahonors) under the Highlights: Hon Grads '21. 


Celebrations surround you! We hope you take part in one or more of these opportunities.

University of Michigan Commencement. Bryan Stevenson, a noted civil rights attorney who has worked to exonerate prisoners on death row, delivered the address to graduates during the University of Michigan’s virtual Spring Commencement on May 1. Graduates (only) entered the Big House to view the virtual ceremony. Details here.

Big House Photo Opportunity. Big House photo appointment information was emailed the week of March 29 to all graduates. During the U-M ceremony, professional photographers were on hand and there were student photo stations posted throughout. Details here.

College of Literature, Science and the Arts Ceremony. LSA honored this year's graduates with a virtual ceremony on Friday, April 30, at 5pm ET. The keynote speaker was Robin Givhan, Pulitzer Prize-winning senior critic-at-large for the Washington Post. Details here.

LSA Honors Ceremony. This virtual event began at 11am ET on Thursday, April 29. The keynote speaker was Honors alumnus Ben Ewy, Carhartt Vice President Global Product Design, Research and Development. Participants heard remarks from students, as well as from Director Mika LaVaque-Manty. For viewing, use the convenient YouTube video links below.


Ceremony Video

Please enjoy the Honors Class of 2021 Graduation Ceremony video. For privacy protection, the Senior Slideshow (referenced) has been removed.