Valedictorian

"To my counselor: Thank you for teaching me to fend for myself," said Nataly Buhr at San Ysidro High School's graduation ceremony.
Brigham Young University grad Matt Easton told Ellen DeGeneres that reconciling his Mormon faith with his authentic self is still a "really scary" process.
Matty Easton, a political science major at the Mormon church-owned Brigham Young University, declared to cheers that he is "proud to be a gay son of God."
Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren invited Jaisaan Lovett to give his speech on the city's YouTube channel.
Cutting off her microphone during her graduation speech only made this high school valedictorian’s voice louder.
The Board of Trustees, President Levao, faculty, staff, honored guests, family, friends and most importantly, the class of
What happened to Andrew Jones demonstrates such a lack of critical thinking, it's unbelievable. It's time we check delusion at the door and start operating from objective reality. It's time we put our efforts into solving problems that really matter. It's time we become critical thinkers.
Andrew Jones said he was turned away from his graduation for his facial hair, despite wearing it throughout the year.
“I tell them, ‘All I can do is to help you, but it is your future, you must help yourself,’” Abdullahi told Yahoo Parenting
After his parents' divorce, Michael Moubarek, a now-22-year-old from Germantown, Maryland, had a rough time in high school
To the Trail Blazers If you're the first in your family to attend college, nothing anyone else says should matter except
High school graduation etiquette involves several steps, for both future graduates and their friends and family.
We've talked about the flaws with the class ranking system, but how does the class ranking system feel to someone who's on top?
Perhaps Peter Heck is not simply an ultraconservative rural voice, but an indication of the veiled, and even subconscious, distress of men who are encountering a growing number of financially independent women.
According to a statement made on school district’s Facebook page, “When one student’s speech deviated from the prior-reviewed
What do the criers feel that I don't? Maybe a greater awareness of the passage of time. Loss -- of their own time, and of their children's. A premonition about the void that will take place in a few months, when their offspring will leave their original home and make a new one someplace else.
I have attended my share of graduations. It did not matter what kind of ceremony it was; I quickly found a common theme. The speeches have always been boring.
Last year, Richie's older brother Greg was named valedictorian of Glen Burnie High School's Class of 2011. He is currently