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Meet the Spring 2016 Valedictorians

Ceremony 2 – Friday, June 24 – 2 p.m.

Chris Rodgers, Professor, with Valedictorian Marato Gebremichael, Electronics Engineering Technology, and David Agnew, Seneca President.

Photo of Marato Gebremichael

Marato Gebremichael

Marato is graduating from the Electronics Engineering Technology diploma program. Growing up, Marato always had a passion for electronics and often tried to fix broken devices in his family home. As he grew older, Marato took an interest in the communications aspects of electronics. After taking a campus tour and visiting the state-of-the-art labs, Marato knew Seneca was the ideal place for him. Marato quickly established himself as a strong team player who excelled in student leadership roles. He volunteered for Seneca’s SMILE program, mentoring first-year students. Marato thrived academically, earning a 4.0 GPA over his four years at Seneca. Marato’s commitment to gaining professional experience helped him to earn three consecutive co-op work terms with electronics manufacturer Celestica. Marato is looking forward to translating the skills he acquired at Seneca into a fulfilling career where he can make a difference in his community.