This year’s MCC spring graduates are invited to participate in a “Decorate your Grad
They can share an image of their decorated mortarboard on Instagram with the hashtag
#muskegonccgrad for a chance to win cash prices.
First place will receive $100, second place $50, and third place $25.
The contest is open only to MCC graduates walking in this spring’s MCC
Commencement ceremony at L.C. Walker Arena.
Participants may use their own supplies, and the MCC Bookstore will have free
decorating supplies available on Monday, May 1
To be eligible, photos must be posted between March 6 and May 2. The winners will be
announced at Commencement rehearsal on Wednesday, May 3 and must be present to win.
Only pictures using that hashtag will be entered in the contest. The entrant’s Instagram
profile must be temporarily made public in order for the judges to see the pictures.
The images will be judged by creativity of the design. To be eligible, the decorated caps
must not have anything other than the tassel dangling from the top of the mortarboard and must
not have decorations that increase the height of the cap.