Centre Debate 2000
Kentucky Student Wins Viewing of a Lifetime
Centre College and iHigh.com teamed up to give away two tickets to the only Vice Presidential Debate
Danville, KY Brian Johnson, 17, of Cadiz, Ky., was chosen from a list of entrants to win two free tickets to the Vice Presidential Debate to be held in Danville on Thursday, October 5. Brian is currently a senior at Trigg County High School, an avid golfer, a member of the Beta Club, the National Honor Society, SADD, and president of Trigg's Foreign Language Club.
Brian and his brother, Patrick, who attends the University of Kentucky, will be picked up by limousine and taken to Centre College, host of the debate, on Thursday afternoon. They'll be met by Centre officials and be given a special tour of the campus and debate site. Brian also will get the opportunity to visit the debate set and have his picture taken on the podium. In addition, he'll receive a bundle of Centre debate memorabilia to show off to classmates, family and friends.
In an effort to reach out to high school students in this election year, the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) named iHigh.com, Centre College, and the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Voter Education Partners with the CPD. In this historic partnership, iHigh, Centre, and the NFHS will be an integral part of the Commission's internet-based, high school education initiatives.
iHigh.com, the High School Internet Network, is an extensive internet community comprised of students, parents and alumni from high schools across the nation. Through their exclusive partnership with the NFHS, iHigh's network provides the tools to connect all 23 million high school students.
The NFHS is the governing body for all high school athletics and activities across the nation. It promotes the educational values of interscholastic athletics and activities in conjunction with the 51 state high school associations.
Contact: Mike Norris, Director of Communications at Centre College (859)
Public information coordinator: Patsi Barnes Trollinger