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valedictorian in School topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishvaledictorianval‧e‧dic‧to‧ri‧an /ˌvælədɪkˈtɔːriən/ noun [countable] American English  SESthe student who has received the best marks all the way through school, and who usually makes a speech at the graduation ceremony
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valedictorianEventually, however, she worked it out, as children usually do, and graduated from high school as class valedictorian.That was the year Charlene Holm made valedictorian.My archrival, who was valedictorian after our neck-and-neck race for the top, taught me a lot of lessons.