Justice To Speak During Opening Ceremonies
media advisory for Aug. 22, 1997WHO: Abilene Christian University students, faculty and staff; community guests; and special speaker Justice John Cornyn, Supreme Court of Texas.
WHAT: Opening Ceremonies, including the colorful Parade of Flags in which students from the 50 United States and about 60 foreign countries carry their flags; a media availability with John Cornyn (Room 105 of the Biblical Studies Building)*; and a stand-up buffet lunch in the Biblical Studies Building's Hall of Servants.
WHEN: Monday, Aug. 25, 11 a.m.; John Cornyn will speak after 11:30 a.m.; the ceremony lasts about one hour.
WHERE: Moody Coliseum, Biblical Studies Building.
WHY: To officially begin the 92nd school year with a moving display of school tradition and patriotism.
*IMPORTANT: The media opportunity to speak directly with Justice Cornyn will be immediately after the ceremony about 12:10 p.m. He will be escorted out of the coliseum to miss most of the crowd; please leave the coliseum in time to start interviews as soon as he arrives. If you can, please stay for lunch, which will begin about 12:20 p.m.
If you are a member of the media who would like more information about this release, please contact Malissa Endsley, director of media relations, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 915-674-2692.