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Area Honor students invited Feb. 21 for annual Academic Excellence event

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee Tech will host its annual "Academic Excellence" Night on Thursday, Feb. 21, and all area elementary Honor Students are invited to attend the game as guests of the Golden Eagles.

Vouchers are being distributed this week at all area schools, admitting the Honor Students into the game for the men's basketball game against the UT Martin Skyhawks. Tipoff is at 7 p.m. and doors to Eblen Center will open at 6 p.m.

All students are invited to participate in a pregame event on the court, forming a tunnel that the Golden Eagles will run through to greet the students and the crowd prior to the contest. At halftime, all of Tennessee Tech's student-athletes who made the Fall semester Honor Roll will be introduced.

For information on any of the upcoming special promotions, please visit or call the Athletics Ticket Office in Eblen Center at 931-372-3940.