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TOP, DIVERSE STUDENTS TO REHEARSE FOR THEIR ROLE IN SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY'S 99th COMMENCEMENT

Top students chosen on behalf of over 6,500 fellow classmates to sit on Commencement stage and receive the symbolic investiture of the "hood."

WHAT: Rehearsal for SF State's 99th Commencement in Cox Stadium. A great chance to meet nine "hood" recipients who will be on stage to represent their fellow students from each of the University's Colleges.

WHEN: Friday afternoon, May 26, 3:30 p.m. -photo opportunity as students rehearse; 4:15 p.m. -students available for interviews.

WHO: The nine honors students chosen to represent their fellow students from each of SF State's academic colleges. Each hood recipient is not only an outstanding student but also a dynamic, diverse individual with a unique, often dramatic, story and an ambitious plan for the future. Most have done interesting work with local community programs. A few examples include:

WHERE: Cox Stadium, behind San Francisco State's gymnasium, on 19th avenue. Main campus is at 19th and Holloway. Please see attached map.

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Editors note: For more information on the San Francisco State's Commencement on Saturday, May 27 at 12:15 p.m. in Cox Stadium, or for more information on the hood recipients, go to:www.sfsu.edu/~pubaff/.



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