Dunk a Dean

Faculty‚ staff and students had a rare opportunity recently‚ to take a shot at dunking their favorite dean‚ vice president or KSU police officer – all in the name of charity.

Georgia (Aug 30, 2005) — Faculty‚ staff and students had a rare opportunity recently‚ to take a shot at dunking their favorite dean‚ vice president or KSU police officer – all in the name of charity.

More than $200 was raised to support the American Heart Association’s upcoming Heart Walk‚ which the university is chairing and hosting Oct. 9.

While police officer Gary Washington was the first person to get dunked‚ followed by Sgt. Jennifer Elliot‚ Dean Joe Meeks was the most popular target‚ while Vice President for Business and Finance Earle Holley was the most profitable‚ with participants spending $76 to try and dunk him. More than 100 people participated in “Dunk a Dean‚” raising $224.15‚ including sales of popcorn and sno−cones.

The event was sponsored by the Wellness Center‚ which is still selling red wrist bracelets for $2 in support of the Heart Walk.




 

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