Tuesday, May 18, 2010

MEDIA ADVISORY -- 'Salute To Excellence' for Top One Percent of San Diego Unified Grads

MEDIA ADVISORY from the San Diego Unified School District, May 18, 2010

'Salute To Excellence' for Top One Percent of San Diego Unified Grads

Outstanding Students in Class of 2010 Honored at Sea World Event

WHAT: 2010 "Salute to Excellence"

WHEN: 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, 2010

WHERE: Nautilus Pavilion, Sea World San Diego, 500 Sea World Drive (92109)

BACKGROUND: Recognition event for seniors ranked in the top one percent in
the San Diego Unified School District¹s Class of 2010. Representatives of
high schools, including all valedictorians, will be on hand. Principals,
parents and counselors will also be in attendance, as will be the Board of
Education members.

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

PHOTOS/INTERVIEWS: Students and family members will be on hand. Special
students have been selected to speak on their challenges in achieving
academic excellence.

CONTACT: Jack Brandais, Communications Dept. (619) 725-5570. Please call
ahead to arrange entry into Sea World.

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