64 Girls to Participate in Commencement Ceremony

Westridge School’s graduating Class of 2011.

David R. Brown, Executive Director of Descanso Gardens, will present the keynote address during Westridge School’s Commencement ceremony on Friday, June 10, 2011.

Previously a long-standing chief executive officer and president of Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Brown served as a member of Westridge’s Board of Trustees for 11 years, including a term as board chair from 2002-04. His two daughters are also graduates of Westridge School.

On June 10, 2011, 64 girls will graduate during Westridge’s 95th commencement ceremony. Valedictorian Jessica Ma (San Gabriel) and Salutatorian Elizabeth Y. Kim (La Crescenta), as well as Head of School Elizabeth J. McGregor, will address the senior class and guests. David G. Mgrublian, chair of the school’s Board of Trustees, will award diplomas.

Founded in 1913, Westridge School is an independent day school for college-bound girls, grades 4-12. Westridge strives to develop young women whose joy in learning, personal ideals, commitment to ethical action, social and environmental responsibility, courage and compassion will lead them to meaningful lives as contributing citizens of the larger world.

Westridge School is located at 324 Madeline Dr., Pasadena, CA 91105. For more information call (626) 799-1153 or visit www.westridge.org.