Missouri Western State University has a tradition of alternating Commencement Ceremony speakers, with a faculty member speaking each Fall, and a graduating senior each Spring.  The student commencement speakers are listed below from 2013 to the most current in 2018.

Commencement Speaker Nominations
Dianah Hidzir

Spring 2018

Connor Sameneus

Spring 2017

Ida Haefner and Alex Atkinson

Spring 2016

Julia Buescher

Spring 2015

Kendra Greer

Spring 2015

Derek Thompson

Spring 2014

Nicole Kerr

Spring 2013

Quincy Hawkins

Spring 2013