Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin will speak at Republic High School’s June 1 Commencement Ceremony, according to a press release issued by the school district, as reported by Kerri Sandane of the Lewiston Tribune Tattler. Following is the body content of the press release in its entirety:
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 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. [PDT]. For media credentials please contact Linda Christman at 509-775-3171.
H/T Lynda Armstrong, The Teacher’s Daughter….A Tribute to Sarah Palin for story lead.