Responsibilities of the ABM College Valedictorian:

  1. Valedictorian must compose and deliver the valedictory address on behalf of graduating students from all programs
  2. Valedictorian must epitomize the qualities for which ABM College graduates strive
  3. Valedictorian must represent the entire school community when crafting and delivering their address / speech (NOT just himself/herself or immediate circle of friends)

ABM College Valedictorian Selection Process:

  1. Students from any program may apply
  2. Selection of three finalists will be made for each graduating class
  3. The three finalists will present a speech to the selection committee. The speech will be entitled: Education is Power and will contain maximum of 150 words. You must bring copies of this speech for the selection committee, when you present. This will not be your speech for the graduation ceremony; it is only for the selection process. Support is available from ABM College Administration if you require assistance writing your speech.
  4. The winning candidate will be notified by ABM College Administration.

ABM COLLEGE VALEDICTORIAN APPLICATION FORM

  • PART A: Qualification

  • Basic criteria required to apply for ABM College Valedictorian:
    1. Student must have a minimum of 90% in all courses;
    2. Student must have maintained a 90% attendance record throughout program;
    3. Student must have made a significant contribution to the school during their program;
    4. Student must have made considerable contributions to their community (please list volunteer experience in space provided in part C of application);
    5. Student must have demonstrated the following qualities throughout their time at ABM College: respect, responsibility, honesty, empathy, fairness, initiative, courage, integrity, perseverance, optimism.
    6. Student must be a positive and worthy representative of ABM College.
  • Other important characteristics of ABM College Valedictorians:
    > Well-rounded
    > Strong leadership skills
    > Organized
    > Team player
    > Excellent writing and speaking skills
    > Flexible
    > Versatile
    > Sensitive towards others
    > Able to accept constructive criticism
    > Able to meet deadlines
  • PART B: Instructor Recommendation

    (Students must have a recommendation from their instructor). Instructor must be able to proclaim the following: "I can attest to this student’s character, I believe this student exemplifies the qualities for which all graduates strive, This student would be an outstanding representative of the ABM College graduating class."
  • Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf, doc, docx.
    Letter from recommending instructor must include the instructor's signature and full name.
  • PART C: Short-Answer Questions

  • PART D: Applicant Information

  • Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf.
    Please upload your signature, which confirms all the information you have provided is true and accurate to the best of your knowledge.
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY