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My Way News – Lady Vols Offer Free Tuition in Giveaway

This is a great thing to shoot for here, I wish more schools would do this, great idea;

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Even Tennessee, the NCAA’s top draw in women’s basketball, knows it takes more than seven national titles to put fans in the stands, especially students. “One of the things we have always heard from students is that they have so much going on. So I said, ‘What can we do to entice you?'” said Jimmy Delaney, the Lady Vols’ marketing director.

The promotion Delaney and coach Pat Summitt came up with? Free tuition.

“In the realm of women’s basketball, we are always trying to be the leader,” he said.

The Lady Vols will give away a year’s in-state tuition for 2008-09 to a student who attends at least 10 of 14 home games. The winner will be picked randomly from those eligible, tallied electronically when they swipe their student cards at the gate.

It’s a $6,000 value.

My Way News – Lady Vols Offer Free Tuition in Giveaway


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3 Responses

  1. Larry says:

    Wow! Tennessee is a power house in women basketball and they must do this to fill the seats.

    I wish my daughter went their and got that one year of College for free.

  2. floyd says:

    You are right there my friend they are a power house in women’s basketball, seems they should not have a problem but for this giveaway they should not have any trouble filling to above capacity.

    It is a good thing I wish all the schools would follow this lead, it is a nice giveaway.

  3. Larry says:

    A great give away and you better believe that they will be filled above capacity .

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