Phish’s Trey Anastasio Gives 1988 Goddard College Graduation Speech: Video
The brief speech features Trey speaking about his transfer from the University Of Vermont, where Phish formed in 1983, to Goddard where fellow Phish members Mike Gordon and Jon Fishman also attended, as well as Page McConnell who had enrolled prior to the others and received a $50 finders fee for recruiting them. Anastasio thanks his family, mentioning his mother, father, step-mother and grandparents. Trey specifically calls out his sister Kristy Anastasio Manning, who died in 2009 after a battle with cancer.
Advisor Lois Harris introduces Anastasio at the start of the video. Watch Trey getting a degree below:
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