Must-see morning clip: Georgia Tech student delivers best speech ever

Sophomore Nick Selby led a rally cry set to theme music from "2001: A Space Odyssey"

Published August 22, 2013 1:09PM (EDT)

Aspiring public speakers, take note: College sophomore Nick Selby has just delivered one of the best speeches of the year. Selby, a mechanical engineering major and president's scholar at Georgia Tech, delivered a short but powerful speech to incoming freshmen on Sunday. It isn't so much what he says, but how he says it that makes it so amazing:

video via CNN

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