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Senior Class Marshal applications due Feb. 15
Applications are now being accepted for the Class of 2012 senior class marshals. The application deadline is Feb. 15. All current juniors are eligible to apply, or may be nominated by faculty, staff or classmates. Senior class marshals serve as the all-university student representatives for graduation and lead the Commencement procession onto the floor of the Dome. Additionally, marshals chair the committee that recommends Commencement speakers to the Chancellor. Marshals should be distinguished individuals who have excelled during their time at SU and who exemplify the spirit of the senior class. The criteria used to determine qualified nominees include scholarship, academic honors, student organization involvement, campus service and community service. An essay, signatures of two faculty or staff nominators and a copy of an official SU transcript are also required. Applications are available at http://www.syr.edu/currentstudents/senior_class_marshal.pdf.
Applications, essays, and transcripts must be delivered to 306 Steele Hall by 5 pm on Feb. 15. For more information contact Radell Roberts at email@example.com or (315) 443-4424.
Contact Person: Radell Roberts
Division of Student Affairs