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Valedictorian/Salutatorian Selection Criteria

Requirements to qualify as the Valedictorian and Salutatorian are as follows:
a.      Must graduate Summa Cum Laude with High Honors based on unweighted GPA
b.      Must have earned at least an associate degree or 60 college credits toward a bachelor’s degree
c.      Must walk in the graduation ceremony
d.     Valedictorian must give a speech during the graduation ceremony
e.     Must earn an Endorsed Diploma
f.      Must be classified as graduating by December 1 of graduating school year
The following point system will be used to determine valedictorian/salutatorian:
Cumulative weighted GPA shall be determined at the end of the 1st semester of the graduating year.  The top ten approved CEC Colorado Springs graduates shall be ranked by GPA and given the following point values.  1st: 30 points; 2nd: