Saturday, May 11, 2013

Sarah Palin To Be Commencement Speaker For Small Town High School Senior Class of 27. A Measure Of Her "Common Person Touch"


Sarah Palin will be in my hometown as the guest speaker at Republic High School's graduation. Town's population is 1,000.




With thanks to DeeDee3 at C4P :

 Sarah Palin to speak at Graduation. 

Here is the press release:

 "Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin to speak at Republic High School Graduation Republic High School is excited to announce that former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has accepted the invitation of the senior class to serve as the 2013 commencement speaker on June 1. 

 After an extensive campaign by the senior class, led by class president Tyler Weyer, that included weeks of coordinated letter writing, emails, tweets, and a full facebook campaign including photographs, the senior class realized their dream to have Governor Palin speak at their commencement ceremony. 

 “We confer a special thank you to senior class president Tyler Weyer for his dedicated work in securing this year’s 2013 class speaker and recognize the Republic School District staff and community in supporting the senior class goal of realizing this once-in-a-lifetime event,” said Principal Shawn Anderson. 

The Republic High School Senior Class of 2013 is comprised of 27 members and the full student body is 109 strong. Republic High School 2013 commencement ceremonies will be held on June 1 at Republic High School Gymnasium from 1 to 2:30 p.m." Edited to add. 

 Here is the LINK to the newspaper report;
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Here is the School's home page LINK


REPUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT #309

“The Republic School District will cultivate a safe, challenging environment for achieving maximum potential and student success. “
30306 East Hwy. 20 * Republic, WA 99166 * (509) 775-3173 * High School Office 775-3171 * Fax 775-3712
For Immediate Release
From: Republic School District #309
Republic, WA 99166

www.Republic.wednet.edu

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin to speak at Republic HS Graduation
Republic, Washington-Republic High School is excited to announce that former 

Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has accepted the invitation of the senior class to serve as 
the 2013 commencement speaker on June 1, 2013. 
After an extensive campaign by the senior class, led by class president Tyler Weyer, 
that included weeks of coordinated letter writing, emails, tweets, and a full facebook 
campaign including photographs, the senior class realized their dream to have 
Governor Palin speak at their commencement ceremony. 

“We confer a special thank you to senior class president Tyler Weyerfor his dedicated 
work in securing this year’s 2013 class speaker and recognize the Republic School 
District staff and community in supporting the senior class goal of realizing this once 
in a lifetime event,” said Principal Shawn Anderson. 

The Republic High School Senior Class of 2013 is comprised of 27 members and the 
full student body is 109 strong.
Republic High School 2013 commencement ceremonies will be held on June 1st at 
Republic High School Gymnasiumfrom 1:00 to 2:30 PM. For media credentials please 
contact Linda Christman at 509.775.3171..