Valedictorian Nominations

The valedictorian is the representative of the graduating class. They deliver a formal address to all fellow graduating students, faculty and guest at Convocation. 

Any BCIT student, staff or faculty member can nominate a graduating student to be valedictorian. Graduating students can also nominate themselves. 

Two valedictorians will be selected for the Winter Convocations and five valedictorians will be selected for the Spring Convocations.

Eligibility and Criteria

Nominees will be considered by the Selection Committee in terms of the criteria listed below:


How to Nominate 

Nominations for ceremonies taking place in February 2018 will open in December 2017, please check back with us. If you have questions or concerns please email convocation@bcit.ca


Selection Process

A selection committee comprised of members from BCIT faculty, staff, and the BCIT Student Association will convene in January for Winter Convocation and in May for Spring Convocation. The committee will review all nomination packages and select valedictorians. All nominees will be notified of the committee's selections.