Tuesday, August 27, 2013
IRVING, Texas - The National Football Foundation (NFF) and the College Football Hall of Fame announced that ESPN3 will carry live the 2013 Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony on Aug. 28 from the Omni Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta.
Westminster quarterback Joe Micchia '90 is one of 24 college football players that will have their careers showcased as part of the ceremony. The quarterback becomes the third Titan player (fifth overall, including two coaches) to enter the College Football Hall of Fame.
The sold-out event will be emceed by award-winning broadcaster Wes Durham.
Hosted by the Atlanta Hall Management and the Atlanta Sports Council, in partnership with the NFF, the event marks the first time that Atlanta will preside over the Enshrinement Ceremony. The celebration builds on the significant progress made on the construction of the new 94,256-square-foot home for the Hall, which will open in the fall of 2014 in the heart of Atlanta's sports, tourism and entertainment district surrounding Centennial Olympic Park.
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***Release courtesy of the National Football Foundation
About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 378 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.
Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.
Micchia led Westminster to back-to-back undefeated seasons en route to consecutive NAIA Division II national championships.