April Rose Nguyen '19, an Act Six Scholar, International Honors student and Rieke Scholar, is this year's Commencement student speaker.

2019 Commencement student speaker

April Rose Nguyen is the 2019 Commencement student speaker! April is from Kent, Washington and will graduate with a double major in political science and communication. April is an Act Six Scholar and International Honors Program student as well as a Rieke Scholar.

Throughout her time at PLU, April Rose has been the Elect Her Coordinator, which advocates for female-identified students to run for student government on campus, a deputy field organizer intern for a congressional campaign, the Diversity Advocate for intergroup dialogues, and an admission ambassador student intern.

April Rose has also been involved with ASPLU as an at-large senator. One of her stand out senate projects was Let’s Talk About: Religious Diversity, a six-week long forum on presentations which focused on promoting awareness, understanding, and clarity on six different faith traditions.