Coach Bill McCartney to be Guest at 3rd Annual Wilcats Football Celebration

February 15th, 2010

Contact: Amy Robertson, Director of College Communications (318) 487-7194 or (318) 542-8688

Pineville, LA. … The Louisiana College Department of Wildcat Athletics is pleased to announce Coach Bill McCartney as this year’s special guest and speaker for the third annual Wildcat Football Celebration. Coach McCartney is the 1990 National Championship Coach of the University of Colorado football team and the founder of PROMISE KEEPERS.

 On Friday, March 5th at 5:30 p.m. Coach McCartney, along with senior Wildcat Football players, will host a dinner in the Granberry Conference Center on the campus of LC. This is an opportunity for individuals to meet Coach McCartney, take a picture with him, receive an autographed football and an autographed copy of his most recent book, Two Minute Warning. Tickets to the dinner also include entrance to the Football Celebration which follows and are $250 a person.

Immediately following the dinner, the Wildcat Football Celebration will begin at 7 p.m. in Guinn Auditorium. Coach McCartney will speak, LC football players will be introduced and the 2009 season highlight film will be shown. The cost for the second event is $10 a person.  

“We are thrilled to have Coach McCartney as the special guest this year,” explains Dennis Dunn, head football coach at Louisiana College. “He is an outstanding coach and even more importantly he is a man of integrity, vision and someone who will inspire our students, players, coaching staff and everyone who attends this event.”

 The LC Football Celebration was created to recognize senior football players, promote LC football and to raise money for equipment and additions to the new Wildcat Football Stadium complex. Tickets may be purchased on-line at www.lacollege.edu or call the Office of Institutional Advancement at (318) 487-7003.

 **Purchase your tickets online now!

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