Wellesley College Commencement - May 28, 1999

Press Release Information
for 2000 Graduates
and their Families

Congratulations on your graduation from Wellesley!

Commencement is a major milestone, one you may wish to note by sending a news release to your local newspaper(s). Use the sample release below as a guide as you fill out the appropriate release for you (2000 Graduate or 2000 Davis Scholar Graduate). Print or type your information in the lines provided and send to your local newspaper(s). Your item should be published within two to four weeks of submission; if not, call the editor to confirm receipt.

You'll note that the blank form provides space for you to include information about aspects of your Wellesley career, e.g., honors earned, offices held, internships, extracurricular activities, sports teams, etc. If you decide to include a photograph with your release, please be sure it is labeled on the back with your name and Wellesley College Commencement 2000. If you want the photo returned to you, you should be sure to include a SASE envelope.

Best wishes in all your future pursuits.



2000 Graduates


2000 Davis Scholar Graduates


Seal of Wellesley College

Wellesley College News Release Image



SPECIAL TO: ____Local Paper_______

DATE: ____June 1, 2000____________




WELLESLEY, Mass. -- ______(Your name)__________________________

of ___(hometown, state)__ was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree

(If degree was conferred with honors, include that information here)

at Wellesley College on Friday, May 26, 2000. Senior Class Dean Pamela Daniels,

Wellesley Class of '59, addressed the 609 members of the graduating class

at the College's 122nd Commencement Exercises. __(Your name)_____________

majored in ___(your major) __ and plans to __(future plans, if known) ________



While at Wellesley, ______(your name)'s _____ activities included ___________

(list positions held, athletics, extracurricular activities) ______________________

She attended _____ (your high school) _in __(town, state of high school)__ and is the

daughter of _(name[s] of parent[s] ______________________________________

who reside in _________(where he/she/they live)__________________________.


(Information about honors earned, off-campus activities, family, and other

interests should be added here).



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