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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE --July 28, 1998
Contact: John Johnson or Mike Clifford 517.332.5046

Sportsmanship Summit Filling Up

EAST LANSING, Mich. - July 28 - It appears that another sell-out crowd is in store for the Michigan High School Athletic Association's second Sportsmanship Summit, which will take place on Sept. 23 at the Lansing Center.

With the second conference just under two months away, 871 individuals had signed up as of July 27 for this one-day seminar of speakers and workshops. Last year, attendance for the Sportsmanship Summit was capped at 800, and over 100 people were turned away. For the 1998 program, space will be limited to the first 1,200 registrants.
Sportsmanship Summit II will feature three outstanding keynote speakers. Tom Osborne, retired football coach from the University of Nebraska; JoJo White, a Hall of Fame basketball star from the Boston Celtics; and nationally-recognized speaker Dr. Al Burr of St. Louis, Mo., will deliver the primary speeches in the morning portion of the program

The afternoon sessions will have tracks specifically designed for students and coaches; boosters, school board members and parents; and school administrators.

The Sportsmanship Summit is open to the public, and the $20 registration fee includes conference materials and lunch. For additional information, contact the MHSAA at 1661 Ramblewood Drive, East Lansing, MI 48823. Telephone: 517.332.5046. E-mail: register@mhsaa.com.