(In North America) a student who delivers the valedictory at a graduation ceremony.
More example sentences
- She graduated as the valedictorian of her high school class, securing a space at Spelman, the all black women's college in Atlanta.
- Last spring, their daughter graduated as the valedictorian of her high school class.
- She has been checking with area alumni to compile lists of the valedictorians and salutatorians for each graduating class as well as records set by past district athletes.
Definition of valedictorian in:
- The US English dictionary