Medals presented at Convocation are among the most prestigious of university awards. It is the intention of St. Mary’s University to uphold the standard of these medals as they reflect the highest academic distinction to which students can aspire. The Gold Medal is awarded to the graduand with the highest cumulative grade point average in a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree.
With a remarkable 4.0 grade point average, Stephanie Wright demonstrated the resolve, resiliency and determination to not only see out her educational journey but to thrive in doing so.
The dedication and commitment Stephanie showed throughout the past year also happened to catch the attention of our convocation committee, resulting in Stephanie becoming the Gold Medal Award recipient and the 2021 Class Valedictorian.St. Mary’s University would also like to encourage our community to take part in this celebration! Share your messages on our virtual message board and share your photos on social media with the hashtag #StMUGrad2021