ArchiveJuly 16, 2015

Lake Wobegon and valedictorians

The top student in a high school’s graduating class used to earn the honor of being the valedictorian, and traditionally that one student delivered a commencement speech that helped send his or her classmates out into the adult world. But at Arlington’s Washington-Lee High School this year, there were 117 valedictorians out of a class of 457. […] Jim Bock, vice president and dean of...

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