Md. district weighs whether top students should speak at graduation

07/23/2013 | Herald-Mail (Hagerstown, Md.), The

Officials in a Maryland school district have been asked to review their policy on graduation speakers after the valedictorian at a technical high school was not allowed to speak at the June graduation ceremony. Under the current policy, the school holds auditions for speaking opportunities. The school's salutatorian was allowed to speak. Officials said the current policy seeks to recognize a variety of top students and ensure that students hear from the best and most inspirational speakers.

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