Pitzer College Class of 2010 Wins Senior Gift Campaign for Fifth Consecutive Year

Claremont, Calif. (May 14, 2010) — For the fifth consecutive year, Pitzer College's senior class received the highest participation in the annual gift campaign among the Claremont Colleges and raised $17,500.

The Claremont Colleges Senior Gift Competition is an annual fundraising competition between the five undergraduate colleges. With 99.53% participation, Pitzer College led this year's competition, followed by Claremont McKenna with 99%, Scripps with 95% and Pomona with 49.70%. In total, the seniors across the five campuses raised over $50,000 in scholarships and campus support.

For winning, Pitzer College will continue to serve as the home to Ellen the Pig, a piggy bank trophy, which has resided in McConnell Center since May 2006.

About Pitzer College

Pitzer College is a nationally top-ranked undergraduate liberal arts and sciences institution. A member of The Claremont Colleges, Pitzer offers a distinctive approach to a liberal arts education by linking intellectual inquiry with interdisciplinary studies, cultural immersion, social responsibility and community involvement. For more information, please visit www.pitzer.edu.

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