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Valedictorian Information and Nomination Form

Students with a minimum of B+ (87-89%), are in good academic standing, and have no outstanding fees, are eligible to become the Valedictorian of their graduating class. All nominators, nominees, and references will be contacted for confirmation of nomination. All nominations are due by June 15, 2022.

Any student who has met the requirements to graduate for the 2022 Convocation Ceremony is eligible to nominate a fellow student who has met the requirements to graduate for the 2022 Convocation Ceremony.

Nomination Package Requirements

  • One nomination form

  • One letter from the nominee outlining their participation in GITEL, local assembly, ministerial experience, and leadership roles.

  • Two references (name, email, and phone number)

The Selection Committee will focus on merit, referee comments including pastoral  interview/presentation.

The Valedictorian is expected to draft a personalized speech, approved by GITEL Administration. Note: The speech must be appropriate to the dignity of the occasion and will be delivered at the Convocation Ceremony.

Nominator Information

Nominee Applications

The personal information collected on this form and in your student record will be used for the purpose of processing your request for Parchment/Convocation. Your name may be published in the Convocation Program with information on the program of studies you have successfully completed. The details made public at Convocation may also include any academic honours you have been awarded. 

Names of students graduating from various programs and the academic honours students have been awarded may also be released to the media or be included in other publications. Certain personal information will be released to the Genesis Institute of Theology, Evangelism and Leadership's Alumni Office. This information collected is protected by the provisions of the Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Statistics Canada Act. If you have any questions about the collection and use of this information, contact administration at

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