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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 2000 - Student Life. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 24, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/9371/show/9164.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 2000 - Student Life. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/9371/show/9164

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Students of the University of Houston, Houstonian 2000 - Student Life, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed November 24, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/9371/show/9164.

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Title Houstonian 2000
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  • Students of the University of Houston
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Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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Title Student Life
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • University of Houston
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Transcript ^amUf&ude/ A family prepares their cameras, while cheering on their proud graduate. Photo by Pin Lim cYleut/ ^owvneu Esmeralda Gregg and Victor Guajardo stand proud with the thoughts of their next journey in the real world. Photo by Pin Lim sAnd the- land plaued on Tht^^kar band proudly plays mp and Circumstance as the^^TOuates make their way to their seats. Photo by Max Lacayo va/d/iA/wt/losn/ Students complete their academic journey at University of Houston • continued from page 66 the principal speaker. Paige also received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from the University at the ceremony. Another special guest of the 2000 commencement was Dr. Irvin M. Borish who also received an honorary degree. Borish was a member of the UH faculty until 1987, when he retired and he has called "the father of modern optometry". The student speaker for this year was Deveryle James who delivered a speech called "The Power to Liberate." James entered an essay competition with other graduates with 3.5 GPAs or higher. James, an English major with a GPA of 3.92 won the <^Ceed nuy uuvmina The interim dean of the College of Business Administration makes a speech to the graduating class of 2000. Photo by Pin Lim contest. Another highlight of the 2000 commencement was the presentation of a $32,000 check to the University by the make it to the graduation could watch it no matter where they were. Aside from all the special guest speakers, presentation of checks senior class Challenge and webcasting of corn- Committee. The money mencement, the most will be used to provide important thing to the scholarships to UH stu- graduates seemed to be dents. As if being the first class of the millennium weren't enough, the 2000 graduating class oducaAixx'n/ L$/ oeA- teA/ than/ a^nuthinq/ in/ the/ mo/vld. • Ismail Elabdallah had an extra bonus to their commencement. This year's commencement was webcast live over the Internet. The hope for the webcast of the ceremony is so that family and friends who could not completing their education. "Being in school and having an education is the best thing for anyone," Ismail Elabdallah said, "Education is better than anything in the world." Another year has come and gone and those who were able to handle all the pressures of college were rewarded with a degree and the opportunity to now go out into the real world and put all their skills to the test. • by Linda Canales 68 • STUDEHT LIFE GRADUATIOn • 69