One of the most memorable moments of your graduation is being recognized by the College, your classmates, and your family and friends as your name is read aloud and you walk across the stage to be congratulated by President Perkins. NEC wants to make sure your name is pronounced correctly! Please provide how-to-say-it direction below.
If your name is pronounced as an American English speaker would normally pronounce it (John Smith, Elizabeth Long) this form is not required. With a name that has a non-traditional spelling or pronunciation, please tell us how-to-say-it.
Provide Guidance to Pronounce Your Name
Use phonetic spelling of your name:
1. Syllables are separated by dashes
2. Stressed syllables are capitalized
Raul Gonzalez: rah-OOL gon-SAH-les
Ngoc Nguyen: nahk nuhWEN
Treise Bettelheim: trees BAY-tull-hime)
Pandit Rathmasuthragandi: PAHN-deet rath-muh-sooth-ruh-GAHN-dee
Tchien Tang: she-YEN TAHNG
Ravi Patel: RAH-vee pah-TELL
Myrstslv Yvtushnko: meer-ISS-ta-slahv iv-too-SHIN-kow