December 15, 2005

Student-athletes Work With Bothwell Students


MARQUETTE, Mich

MARQUETTE, Mich. â€Â“ Members of the Northern Michigan UniversityStudent-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) went to Bothwell Middle School yesterday to work with the National Junior Honor Society.  Members of the SAACbrought their favorite book and a piece of equipment that represents theirsport to share with the members of the Honor Society.  Honor Society membersinterviewed the SAAC representatives in order to complete a bulletin boardproject that they are doing at Bothwell.  The SAAC members also stayed atBothwell during lunch recess to spend more time with the middle schoolstudents. 

 

TheStudent-Athlete Advisory Committee will be conducting a Chuck-a-Puck contest atthis Saturday's, Dec. 17, hockey game.  The SAAC will be selling numberedfoam-rubber pucks for $1 and between the 2nd and 3rd period those pucks arethrown out onto the ice.  The person whose puck lands closest to the center-icewins half of the money collected.  The proceeds benefit the Make-A-WishFoundation.

 

The TeddyBear Toss is an annual event hosted by the SAAC benefiting local needychildren.  The SAAC asks that anyone attending Sundayâ€Â™s, Dec. 18, hockey gameto bring a Teddy Bear to toss out onto the ice after the 1st period.  The SAACwill collect the teddy bears and distribute them during the Holiday Season toarea needy children.

 

 



Prepared By
Bridget Berube
S.W.A. - Compliance Coordinator
906-227-2371