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By abolishing the selection of a valedictorian, schools can take pride in helping the largest number of students possible meet the highest standards of excellence.
All three valedictorians are continuing their educational careers--Tori is going to Oberlin College, Ashley to Michigan State University, and Andrew to Georgetown University.
Established in 1995, the scholarship program was created to bring valedictorians and National Merit Scholars from California high schools to Cal State Long Beach.
Who becomes a valedictorian is relative to the school," said Peter Martinez, the senior program officer overseeing education grants at the John D.
As a result, he did much more than merely remain in school; he improved his academic standing and personal relationships with his classmates and teachers to the point where he was chosen valedictorian of his graduating class.
That's when Kaitlin was scolded by the Prague High School principal, who demanded a written apology from the valedictorian in exchange for her diploma.
Communicating with fellow students and professors via Web-X and blogs and one to one, has sharpened my writing and communication skills and enhanced my understanding of different cultures, ideas, and possibilities," said Lorraine Palmer, Valedictorian of the Touro University Worldwide 2012 graduating class.
But the intensely competitive process of selecting a class valedictorian hurts students more than it helps them.
Just like other valedictorians thank their parents, I wanted to thank my Lord and Savior.
The valedictorian and member of the Pratt Family Circle, she is a resident of Edison, NJ.
A California high school valedictorian who was prohibited from preaching as part of the ceremony at his graduation has failed to persuade the U.
It also seems likely that if a public school had silenced a valedictorian who wanted to praise vegetarianism or assail racism, the mainstream media and the American Civil Liberties Union would have blasted the decision as an outrageous act of censorship.