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Cody Simpson named valedictorian of his high school graduating class

Singer Cody Simpson has been named the valedictorian of his high school senior class.

The Pretty Brown Eyes hitmaker delivered his graduation speech in front of his peers in Atlanta, Georgia on Thursday (22May14), after achieving the highest grades in his class.

In a message on Instagram.com, he writes, "proud times! graduated high school as Valedictorian of my class today.

"finished high school at home administered through this lovely school here in the South, proud to have received the highest GPA (grade point average) of the school amidst this hectic lifestyle of mine. Anything can be accomplished if you open your mind!"

Simpson moved to the U.S. from Australia in 2010.

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