The valedictorian speaks on behalf of the graduating class at the graduation ceremony.
Criteria: The valedictorian is a well-rounded individual who has: ·high academic standing ·been involved in student life at St. Mark through various activities (ie. athletics, clubs, social justice groups, drama, yearbook, music, Student Council, Peer Helping, and other leadership activities.) ·been a positive role model for students at St. Mark, exemplifying the Catholic Graduate Expectations
Procedure: To nominate someone (or yourself) for valedictorian, 1. Complete a nomination form (available in the library and on-line at the bottom of the page) 2. Return the completed form to the nomination box by 2:30 P.M. on the due date (The nomination box is located on the front counter in the library.)
LATE FORMS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
3. From the list of nominees, 3-5 candidates will be selected to speak at the Grad Assembly in the spring. Candidates who are selected to speak at the assembly will be notified by the week before the assembly. Graduates will vote to select the valedictorian following the speeches. The winner will be announced at the end of the day.
Please see Mrs. Wilson in room 102 or Mrs. Nimmo in room 213 if you have questions.