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Sandra Bullock is third Oscar-winning graduate of Arlington's Washington-Lee High School


Sandra Bullock (Reuters/Lucy Nicholson)

Big day for Arlington's Washington-Lee High School, which can newly boast three Oscar-winning alums: Shirley MacLaine ('52), Warren Beatty ('55) and now actress Sandra Bullock, former cheerleader from the Class of 1982. Students heard a third-period announcement Monday about the big win, and principal Gregg Robertson sent a letter of congrats and an invite for the actress to come back for a visit.

"Every young person in the program connects with her," said Keith Cassidy, the school's theater arts teacher. "We feel a sense of ownership of her career." But he (wisely) declined to offer any acting pointers for the famous alum: "I would not presume."

By The Reliable Source  |  March 9, 2010; 1:02 AM ET
 
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In addition, W-L can boast a 4-time Oscar winner in Stanley Winston, '64 who won for Best Visual effects on Aliens, Terminator 2(also best makeup) and Jurassic Park. Gena Rowlands, class of '47 was nominated twice for Best Actress for her portrayals in Gloria and A Women under the Influence. Go W-L!

Posted by: Log711 | March 9, 2010 12:24 PM | Report abuse

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