Extra Bases blog highlights Bentley Commencement thanks to an inspiring speech from Red Sox President and CEO Larry Lucchino and Red Sox Mascot Wally the Green Monster leading the crowd in singing "Sweet Caroline" along with Bentley mascot Flex the Falcon.
Speaking to an estimated audience of more than 8,000, Lucchino urged graduates to turn down the electronics and social media to hear their inspiration. In an impassioned speech, Tsai challenged graduates to find success by first setting out to make a difference.
Boston.com highlights this year's Commencement speakers, Larry Lucchino, president and CEO of the Boston Red Sox for undergraduates and Ming Tsai, world-renowned chef and television host, for the McCallum Graduate School.
Larry Lucchino, President/CEO of the Boston Red Sox and a veteran of 33 years in Major League Baseball, will deliver the commencement address to approximately 1,000 Bentley University undergraduate students on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. on the south campus of Bentley University, with an expected 7,000 in attendance.