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Stories from graduation:

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland speaks to graduates during the April 2018 Commencement

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland told graduates he was counting on them to be the light in a world plagued by poverty, violence, political corruption and sexual abuse.

Jared Blanchard was a team lead in the Mars Rover competition

Jared Blanchard will represent the graduates as the student speaker at BYU’s Commencement exercises this month. Like many of his fellow classmates, he has accomplished a lot during his time at BYU.

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and former president of Brigham Young University will speak at BYU's Commencement Exercises.

Hannah Bonner in Rock Canyon

While at BYU, Hannah Bonner led the BYU Mars Rover science team, published a book with maps of prehistoric Utah, studied landslide risks near the Three Gorges Dam in China and researched toxic algae blooms in Utah Lake.

April commencement 2017

Read through President Worthen's advice to BYU's newest graduates. Be inspired by stories of pushing others across the finish line. And improve your life with 3 steps for success.

Thomas Stone

At BYU's Commencement exercises this week, Thomas Stone will represent the graduates as the student speaker.

BYU Graduation

Elder Bradley D. Foster, General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is scheduled to be the presiding authority and speaker during Brigham Young University's Commencement Exercises on Thursday, April 27.

BYU graduating duo Cameron and Sara Taylor could be the first-ever BYU couple to graduate simultaneously with degrees in electrical engineering and then head to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology together.

A group of BYU engineers had three weeks to create completely autonomous robots. For one student, it was the last major task before receiving his degree.

Each student participating in graduation ceremonies this week has his or her own story to tell. We caught up with a few of them to find out their post-BYU plans and to ask what they’ll miss most about BYU.