Definition of salutatorian
: the student usually having the second highest rank in a graduating class who delivers the salutatory address at the commencement exercises
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Thousands of friends and relatives gathered at Wyoming High School in suburban Cincinnati on Thursday for a memorial service for Warmbier, who graduated from the school as salutatorian in 2013.
Meredith Nowotarski is the salutatorian for Resurrection College Prep class of 2017.
The class salutatorian, in what was his customary good cheer, delivered a memorable speech, a message of inspiration and friendship.
Two students — Wesia Malik and Eshaume Wheeler — were both named salutatorians because their grade point averages were within one one-hundredth of a point of each other.
Now 18, Ya is salutatorian of Hartford Public's Academy of Nursing and Health Sciences, one of 67 graduates in a class that exemplified perseverance, co-Principal Michael Maziarz said.
Warmbier graduated from there in 2013 as class salutatorian and had played soccer.
Warmbier, a 22-year-old University of Virginia student, graduated from there in 2013 as class salutatorian and had played soccer.
Isabel, the valedictorian, and Alexandra, the salutatorian, both plan to attend the University of Pennsylvania.
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Definition of salutatorian for English Language Learners
: the student who has the second best grades in a graduating class
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