Wake Forest University students excited for Stephen Colbert’s commencement speech

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – It's a very exciting time for about 1,900 students at Wake Forest University.

Monday, the university will have its graduation ceremony. The commencement speaker is Stephen Colbert.

"I think it's really exciting...Stephen Colbert is a really funny man, but he's also super intelligent and I think he's going to be really motivating," said graduate, Sarah Simonetti. "It's just a really exciting day... I hope my family and friends take away the hard work I put in."

The ceremony starts at 9 a.m. and will be held outside at the Quad. The university will also livestream the ceremony.