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MEDIA ADVISORY: 2nd Annual Central Texas College Signing Day Held at the University of Texas

Austin ISD seniors will participate in College Signing Day, a statewide initiative by Generation TX to celebrate graduating students who have committed to attending college.

GenTX is a project dedicated to ensuring students have the information and inspiration they need to graduate and enroll in post-secondary education.

The event is inspired by the National Collegiate Athletic Association's National Signing Day. It reinforces that excellence in the classroom should be given as much celebration as excellence in athletics.

What: A pep rally with admissions advisers and college mascots welcoming students, inspirational speakers and relay races for participating school districts. The districts include Austin, Bastrop, Del Valle, Elgin, Hays, Pflugerville and Round Rock ISDs.

When: 9:15-11:30 a.m. Friday, April 29

Where: The University of Texas at Austin, Gregory Gymnasium, 2101 Speedway

AISD is encouraging all students and staff to wear a college T-shirt of their choice on Friday.