Senator Ellis Press Release

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August 19, 2009
Contact: Tina Tran, (512) 463-0113

Ellis, HISD Trustee Harris to Host Top 10% Forums

(Houston, Texas) — Senator Rodney Ellis and HISD Trustee Paula Harris will be hosting two forums for students in the top 10 percent of their class. The forums will feature The University of Texas at Austin and Texas A & M University. Texas law requires state institutions of higher education to admit Texas high school graduates who rank in the top 10 percent of the student's senior class.

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS
WHAT:

Top Ten Percent Forum

WHO:

Texas State Senator Rodney Ellis
HISD Trustee Paula Harris
President William C. Powers
Representatives from UT Austin's upper administration

WHEN: Thursday, August 20, 2009, 7 p.m.
WHERE: The University of Texas Health Science Center
1825 Pressler Street
Houston, TX 77030

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY
WHAT:

Top Ten Percent Forum

WHO:

Texas State Senator Rodney Ellis
HISD Trustee Paula Harris
Representatives from A&M's upper administration

WHEN: Thursday, August 27, 2009, 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: The United Way of Greater Houston
50 Waugh Drive
Houston, TX 77007

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