There's again no free lunch for Wake County's high school valedictorians.
Wake's 22 valedictorians will be honored during Tuesday's school board meeting. It continues a practice that had been adopted last year of recognizing them at a board meeting instead of paying for a separate luncheon ceremony with board members.
I know some of you guys had beaten up the old board last year for not holding the luncheon.
Past luncheon ceremonies were usually held at the N.C. State Faculty Club.
What could be messy is that the students will likely bring a lot of friends and family with them Tuesday. If there is a large crowd at the board meeting for the student assignment policy vote then things could get messy.