Are you ready for commencement?
- a. be able to shout the Fight Song on command
b. have fulfilled all financial obligations to the university
c. wear official regalia (black cap and gown, maroon and gold tassel)
d. walk backwards down the Quad from the mustangs to Old Main
- a. Graduating means you show up; participating means you actually pay attention.
b. Graduating means the Dean has certified that you are finished; participating means you still have to meet a few requirements before you get your diploma.
c. Graduating and participating are the same.
d. Graduating means you are a real grown-up; participating means your parents will keep supporting you for another four years.
- a. 23 kinds of polyester
b. 23 plastic bottles
c. 23 armadillo shells
d. 23 minutes of stitching by a freshman volunteer
4. Who composed Pomp and Circumstance?
- a. Andrew Lloyd Weber
b. Sir Elton John
c. Johann Sebastian Bach
d. Sir Edward Elgar
- a. Jesse Kellam
b. Lyndon Baynes Johnson
c. Jessie Sayers
d. Miriam McCoy
Answers: 1) b and c, but you are welcome to do the others on a voluntary basis; 2) b; 3) b; 4) d; 5) c, Jessie Sayers was an original faculty member of the Southwest Texas State Normal.