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White House Plans Second Commencement Contest

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For the second year in a row, the White House is offering public high schools nationwide a chance to win a commencement address by President Barack Obama.

The competition challenges students to show how their school prepares them for college and a career. The president will speak at the winning schools graduation, as he did last year at Michigan's Kalamazoo Central High School. More than 1,000 high schools competed last year.

Vol. 30, Issue 20, Page 5

Published in Print: February 9, 2011, as White House Plans Second Commencement Contest
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