Nonverbal Valedictorian Delivers Commencement Speech

Florida student, Elizabeth Bonker, delivered a speech at Rollins College that none will soon forget. Nonverbal and diagnosed with autism at a young age, Elizabeth achieved a 4.0 GPA and delivered her speech via assistive technology.

“God gave you a voice. Use it,” Elizabeth urged. “Sometimes, it is the people, who no one imagines anything of, who do the things no one can imagine. Be those people. Be the light.”

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