Audio from Commencement 2006
NOTE: The audio files provided here are MP3 format / 192 kbps / mono.
Commencement Address by Mark Warner
The full address; unedited and in its entirety.
Duration: approximately 15 minutes.
Selected excerpts from Mark Warner's commencement address
"So I hope, graduates, you will be brave. Be daring, and be courageous. This is the spirit that makes America unique ..."
"Beyond that responsibility to yourself there is a responsibility you will have to your community. ..."
"In this age of amazing technological achievement, we have become better connected, but more divided. ..."
"No one no one in politics has a monopoly on virtue. ..."
"Reject the cynicism and shallow posturing that dominate our media. ..."
Selected excerpts from President Nathan O. Hatch's remarks to the graduates
"Class of 2006, for most of you, this is your first Commencement at Wake Forest, and it is also mine. ..."
"Do not expect to know today what your best opportunities will be in the future. ..."
"Yours is a signal achievement in crossing this platform today with your peers and claiming a Wake Forest degree. All of this will stand you in good stead for the future. ..."