Monday, May 18, 2009

MEDIA ADVISORY -- San Diego's Top High School Grads Honored

MEDIA ADVISORY from the San Diego Unified School District, May 18, 2009

San Diego's Top High School Grads Honored

Top One Percent Students Feted in "Salute to Excellence"'

What: Salute to Excellence

When: 4:30-6:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 20

Where: Sea World Nautilus Pavilion, 500 Sea World Dr. (92109)

Background: Recognition event for seniors ranked in the top one
percent in the San Diego Unified School District's Class of 2009.
Representatives of 32 high schools, including all valedictorians, will
be on hand. Principals, parents and counselors will also be in

Some of these students are the first in their families to go to college.
The top four schools students are attending include UC Berkeley, UCLA,
UCSD and SDSU. Other universities include: Harvard, Stanford, Dartmouth,
Yale, and Princeton.

Photos: Top students and their principals, performers Pt. Loma High
School Jazz Combo and Morse High School Army JROTC color guard.

Speakers: Board of Education members; Nathaniel Nocum, Morse High
School; Andrea Flores, Pt. Loma High School; Dr. Terry B. Grier,

Contact: Jack Brandais, Communications Department, San Diego Unified.
Call in advance to arrange for entry to Sea World. The event is not open
to the public.

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Jack Brandais
Media Relations
San Diego Unified School District
(619) 725-5570 (desk)
(619) 607-0477 (cell)

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