Student declared valedictorian despite actual gradesRead the rest.
(Olympia- SP) After a long battle within Richard J. Daley Memorial high school, Greg Christoire will be named valedictorian. This comes amid controversy after another student, Ross Dean, was determined twice to have a higher GPA: a third hand-perusal of scan-tron tests, exams, and nine instances of newly discovered extra-credit homework, gave Christoire the .0000000000026 grade point advantage he needed for the high school's top honors.
Several classmates, however, allege that he did not deserve many of the marks he received. "I am not saying he cheated on his tests, but how can they count the 'A' given by Mary K. LeTourneau? She never taught here! And the A+ from Mr. Kennedy? He died two years ago!" said the editor of the school paper, "The Logger."
Another student observed, "I saw a teacher write Christoire's name on two tests because she couldn't find who turned 'em in. 32 tests, with 30 students in the class? I may not be an A student, but..."
Saturday, January 08, 2005
Brian Couch has a funny satire of the Washington vote count.
Posted by Betsy Newmark at 8:30 PM