FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 8, 2003
CONTACT: Ward Mullens
734.487.4400
ward.mullens@emich.edu

Sallie Mae Representatives to Give Away
$500 Scholarship at EMU’s Family Day, Oct. 11

YPSILANTI - Representatives from the Sallie Mae Corporation will present two programs about preparing and paying for life after high school at Eastern Michigan University’s annual Family Day, Saturday, Oct. 11, noon-4 p.m. at EMU’s main campus in Ypsilanti. One lucky high school junior or senior will win a $500 scholarship to EMU.

The sessions are as follows:

• Paying for College - This presentation will provide high school juniors and seniors information on federal and State of Michigan financial aid programs, application processes, scholarship search tips and upcoming deadlines. At the end of this session, there will be a drawing for a $500 Sallie Mae scholarship. This event is free and open to the public, 12:30-1:30 p.m., McKenny Union.

• Life Beyond High School - Middle school students and their parents can explore the educational and career opportunities available to students after high school. This event is free and open to the public, 2-2:45 p.m., McKenny Union.
Sallie Mae is the nation’s leading source for funding and servicing support for
education loans.

For a complete list of the more than 50 free activities planned for Family Day,
go to www.emich.edu/familyday.

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