Valedictorian rap may be the greatest graduation speech ever

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(CBS) - Valedictorians are, by definition, pretty smart folks. But it doesn't take a genius to know that smarts and public speaking skills don't always go hand in hand, which may be why most valedictorian speeches are forgettable. This video is the exception to the rule, as high school senior Alaine Caudle lays down a beat and delivers one of the greatest speech-raps in the history of academia. This thing will have you screaming "Magna Cum Louder!"

Alaine, of Doniphan West High School in Highland, Ks., absolutely kills it. If school's for fools, this kid has that foolish flow. Congrats on graduating, Alaine. If the whole academia thing doesn't work out for you, let us know when your album drops.

  • Bailey Johnson

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