Cortese to speak at BC anniversary

Jackie Cortese will be a featured speaker at the 100th anniversary celebration of Butte Central athletics this July.

Cortese, a 1996 graduate at Butte Central, was a former Lady Maroons’ basketball and softball player. She was a two-year starter in basketball, playing on the 1995 team that posted a 17-4 record. In softball, she competed on the Lady Maroons’ teams for four years.

Tickets for the 100th anniversary banquet celebration of Butte Central athletics are now available at the Central Foundation office. The Maroons will celebrate the milestone with two days of events this July.

The centennial celebration of Butte Central athletics will begin on Tuesday, July 15 with a social at the Knights of Columbus Hall. The general public is welcome to this no-host event.

The next morning, the annual McArthur-O’Brien golf tournament will be held at Fairmont Hot Springs. The event starts at 9 am and has a tournament-limit for 120 golfers.

On Wednesday night, July 16, Butte Central will hold a banquet at the Maroon Activities Center. The event begins with a cocktail hour at 5:30 p.m. The banquet will honor student-athletes from every generation over the past 100 years.

Tickets can be purchased at the Butte Central Foundation office by calling 723-6706. The office will also take reservations to participant in the golf tournament.

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