Leadership Legacy

Melantha Jenkins at Commencement

Students have the opportunity to participate in activities at Bellevue College which leave a lasting legacy to the college and its more than 32,000 students.

Student Trustees

The college Board of Trustees sets the college’s strategic direction, establishes policies, and approves budgets. Each year, a student trustee is approved by the Governor of Washington State to assist the Board in advancing college objectives.

Commencement Speaker

Each year, one student is selected through a competitive process to be the student commencement speaker. The role offers an opportunity for the student to share wisdom and insights to their peers and to convey a message to the future.