Video: Alumnus delivers UofL commencement address
(May 24, 2011) — McConnell Scholar alumnus Daniel Cameron delivered the 2011 commencement address for the University of Louisville.
McConnell Scholar alumnus Daniel Cameron delivered the 2011 commencement address at the University of Louisville. He delivered his remarks May 13 at the KCF Yum! Center and was recognized as an "outstanding student" of the university.
"As a McConnell Scholar, I heard Senator (Mitch) McConnell talk about the best and brightest. I would hear that phrase over and over again," Cameron said to his colleagues and classmates. "Well, the same can be said of all of us today. We are the best and brightest that the Commonwealth has to offer."
As an undergraduate at UofL, Cameron played for the 2007 Orange Bowl-winning football team and was active in the McConnell Scholars Program.
After earning his bachelor's degree in political science in 2008, the Elizabethtown native enrolled at the Brandeis School of Law. During his time there, he published a paper in the University of Louisville Law Review; served as a member of the 2010 NCAA Rules Subcommittee at UofL, McConnell Alumni Council, School of Law Moot Court Board and Brandeis Inn of Court, and co-chaired the 2011 National Trial Competition Regional Committee. In his third and final year, he served as the president of the Student Bar Association.