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Westminster College's Head Football Coach to Give His "Last Lecture"

Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2001

Jerry Schmitt, head football coach Westminster College, will give his "Last Lecture" Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 4 p.m. in Walton-Mayne Union Lounge.

During this academic year, several of the Westminster College professors were asked to give a lecture on their Apassion@ as if it were the last lecture they were ever to give. Schmitt's topic is "Some Thoughts on Academics and Athletics."

Schmitt is a Westminster College alumnus, and played on the Titan Football team from 1978 to 1981. Before coming back to Westminster in 2000, he was a math professor at Beaver Area High School for 13 years, and also served as offensive coordinator at Duquesne University.

The Last Lecture series is part of Westminster College's Residence Life education program. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Erin Heasley, coordinator for the Last Lecture Series, at (724) 946-7913.