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1. valedictorian, valedictory speaker

the student with the best grades who usually delivers the valedictory address at commencement

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adjective also: valedictory
saying goodbye
of or relating to a farewell or an occasion of farewell
3. US and Canadian
a person, usually the most outstanding graduate, who delivers a farewell speech at a graduation ceremony

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in schools and colleges, the student, usually the one highest in scholastic rank in the graduating class, who delivers the valedictory
see also salutatorian

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The student with the highest academic rank in a class who delivers the valedictory at graduation.

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