KIRKLAND, Wash. – Northwest University has announced Seattle Seahawks rookie sensation quarterback Russell Wilson as their special guest at the 3rd Annual Eagle Hall of Fame Benefit on Friday, March 22, 2013. Wilson will be participating in a moderated conversation at the event, which benefits and supports scholarships for student athletes at the university.
Wilson, a Rookie of the Year candidate in his first year in the NFL, has already established himself as one of the rising stars in the league and has played a major role in the success of the Seahawks this season, leading the team into the playoffs. In addition to his accomplishments on the field, Wilson has quickly become active in the local area by taking part in many community activities.
The Eagle Hall of Fame Benefit will be held at the Bellevue Hyatt Regency and tickets are available to the public. The event will begin with a silent auction at 5:00 p.m. and dinner and live auction begins at 7:00 p.m. Proceeds for the event will support scholarships for student athletes at Northwest University in the seven intercollegiate sports currently offered by the school.
“We are proud to have Russell Wilson share at this year’s event,” said Joseph Castleberry, Northwest University President. “He distinguishes himself as not only an athlete, but also as a champion of character and integrity. He is a great role model for our student athletes and all athletes participating in organized sports.”
Registration and information details are available online:www.northwestu.edu/athletics/hof. Event Sponsorship opportunities are also available and include VIP tickets for a pre-event reception and photo opportunity with Russell Wilson.
Northwest University is a top ranked Christian university that is shaping tomorrow’s leaders. It is where spiritual growth meets academic excellence. Learn more atwww.northwestu.edu.
Russell Wilson defied all odds to become the talk of the NFL – Seattle Times
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