A pair of younger graduates, Jordan Kambich-McIntyre and Kale Guldseth, will be featured speakers at the 100th anniversary celebration of Butte Central athletics this July.
McIntyre is a 2005 graduate of Butte Central. She competed in girls basketball and softball for four years. She scored 918 points in her basketball career as a Lady Maroon, the fourth best in school history. She was selected first team All-State following the 2005 season.
Guldseth graduated this past spring from Butte Central. He competed in football, basketball and tennis. Guldseth, a wide receiver, set the school record for catches and reception yardage as a Maroon. He had 158 catches for 2,080 yards. Guldseth was picked first team All-State in football in 2012 and 2013, He was also a two-year starter in basketball and made the state tennis tournament the past two 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.
“It’s important that people who want to attend this event call our office for tickets by the first part of next week,” said Don Peoples, the executive director of the Butte Central Foundation. “We need an accurate account of those attending so we can better plan our meal.”
The centennial celebration of Butte Central athletics will begin on Tuesday, July 15with 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.