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Southeastern ROTC alumni to sponsor skeet shooting competition

Contact: Rene Abadie


     HAMMOND – The Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni Association’s Army ROTC chapter will sponsor a skeet shooting competition in association with the university’s Homecoming celebrations.

     Scheduled Thursday, Oct. 15, at the Florida Parishes Skeet and Gun Association in Amite, the event will start with an 8:30 a.m. breakfast and also includes a rib-eye steak lunch. Registration fee is $125 per competitor.

     Gary Sandifer of Hammond, coordinator of the competition, said proceeds will be used to endow a scholarship at Southeastern for qualified veterans of the U.S. armed forces or ROTC cadets attending Southeastern. Up to 60 shooters will be allowed to participate in the event, and early registration is encouraged.

     For additional information, contact Sandifer at 985-542-0483 or the Southeastern Alumni Association at 985-549-2150.

     Southeastern’s 2009 Homecoming week is scheduled Oct. 12-17 and features a variety of events, including pep rallies, the annual bonfire and other student activities, Alumni Awards Evening, Homecoming Parade, crowning of the Homecoming king and queen and culminating with the Lions football team clashing with Southland Conference rival Sam Houston State at 6 p.m. Saturday in Strawberry Stadium.

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