Selection of the Valedictorian and Salutatorian

The Valedictorian shall be the student with the highest overall academic standing at the end of his/her graduating year.

The Salutatorian shall be the student with the second highest overall academic standing at the end of his/her graduating year.

The principle criteria for selection shall include the following:

In Grade 10, the student’s overall average for the following courses:

  • English 10-1; 10-2
  • Social Studies 10-1;10-2
  • Two academic courses: Math 10C and Science 10
  • Any two other Grade 10 subjects including appropriate CTS modules

In Grade 11, the student’s overall average for the following courses:

  • English 20-1; 20-2
  • Social Studies 20-1; 20-2
  • Two academic courses: Math 20-1, Biology 20, Chemistry 20, or Physics 20
  • Any two other subjects taken in grade 11 including appropriate CTS modules.

In Grade 12, the student’s overall average for the following courses:

  • English 30-1
  • Social Studies 30-1
  • Three 30 level academic courses which may include Math 31

Notwithstanding the above, the following criteria shall also be considered in choosing the Valedictorian and Salutatorian.

  1. To be a candidate the student must be registered in or have completed a minimum of five courses at the 30/31/35 level, three of which must be diploma examination subjects and two of these must be English and Social Studies.
  2. The candidates must have been registered in Mount Saint Agnes Academy for at least three school years (six semesters).