Valedictorian Nominations

Selection Process:

Spring nominations for Valedictorian will open on January 13th, 2020 and will close February 24th, 2019. Valedictorian applications are an excellent opportunity for graduating (undergraduate or graduate) students to nominate a fellow graduating student who best represents the student community at McMaster University.

Valedictorians will demonstrate high leadership and communication skills. In addition, and pursuant to the selection policy, applications will be evaluated on such factors as personal achievement and community outreach.  

The Valedictorian Nomination package is available here.

Completed valedictorian nomination packages must be submitted to the location stated at the bottom of the nomination package no later than Monday February 24th at 4pm. Interviews with prospective valedictorians will take place between the application deadline and end of March. Please read the nomination package carefully to ensure you have the appropriate information.

Valedictorians will deliver their speech (no longer than five minutes) to the convocation in which they graduate. Attendees will include graduating students, faculty, honoured guests, family, and friends.

For more information, please contact myself or reach out directly to the faculty representative found at the bottom of the nomination package.

Shemar Hackett
Vice President (Education)
905-525-9140 ext. 24017

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