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KWWL and Wartburg College are proud to present the Best of the Class 2014. Celebrating its 30th year, Best of the Class event honors valedictorians and top graduating seniors from high schools across the KWWL viewing area. Congratulations to our Best of the Class graduates!

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Only photos of students who opted to have their photo taken with KWWL news personalities were sent to us for inclusion on KWWL congratulates and acknowledges the accomplishments of all its Best of the Class winners.

The nomination form is below the photo gallery.

KWWL Television, Inc. is proud to announce the 30th annual Best of the Class celebration.

As co-sponsor, Wartburg College is opening their campus to the Best of the Class students and their families.

During the months of May and June, we will feature your valedictorian or top graduating senior in a television vignette as a role model of excellence and a representative of your outstanding seniors.

In its 30 years of recognizing academic excellence, KWWL’s Best of the Class has honored over 4,200 top graduating seniors.

The deadline for nomination is March 14, 2014. If you don’t have a traditional valedictorian, please use your own criteria for selecting the student, or use the Michigan Board of Education-approved formula to determine your Best of the Class student. When students are “tied” for the honor, any method you use to break the tie will be acceptable to us. But you must break the tie. We will only accept one student per school.

Best of the Class 2014 will take place at Wartburg College campus on April 26, 2014, from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Your nominated student will receive a separate packet of information from us within two weeks. If you need further information, please call us at 319-291-1200.

Suggested Formula:

1) Grade Point Average (convert to 4.0 scale)

Math, English, Science, Social Sciences, Foreign Language (if applicable, to three decimals):


2) Combined SAT or ACT score (choose only one)

SAT divided by 1.6 = ____________ or ACT composite score X 27.778 = __________

3) Total score of GPA and ACT, or GPA and SAT = ________________

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