Changes at Yorktown

Not everyone agrees with Yorktown High School’s decision to replace the traditional naming of a valedictorian and salutatorian. The proposed tiered system would include: Summa Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude, and Cum Laude. Superintendent Jennifer McCormick said in a press release, “We have a large number of high performing students who deserve a purposeful and meaningful recognition.”

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