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Call (504) 520-7329 to purchase tickets by March 30
XU alum, presidential appointee to speak at awards banquet

March 20, 2012

     NEW ORLEANS — Xavier University of Louisiana will honor its student-athletes next month at its annual awards banquet. XU alum and presidential appointee Youshea Berry will be the guest speaker.
     The banquet will start at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 20 in the University Center ballroom (third floor). Driving directions to the University Center can be found online by using 4980 Dixon St. and the 70125 zip code as the destination.
     A limited number of tickets are available to fans and parents for $25 each. Call (504) 520-7329 by Friday, March 30 to reserve tickets.
     Berry was a women's cross country runner and a women's basketball manager/trainer for Xavier before graduating in 1998. She was appointed in 2011 by President Obama to the Bureau of Legislative and Public Affairs at the U.S. Agency for International Development. A graduate of Emory University School of Law, she started her own law firm in Washington, D.C., and has served as legislative counsel for Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La. In 2008 she received the American Bar Association's National Outstanding Young Lawyer Award, and she completed her first marathon in 2009.
     from left: Xavier University of Louisiana cross country's coach Joseph Moses, Kwame Jackson and Zahri Jackson

Youshea Berry


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The Xavier Gold Rush and Gold Nuggets compete in Division I of the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) as a member of the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC). Xavier fields men's teams in basketball, cross country and tennis and women's teams in basketball, cross country, tennis and volleyball.

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New Orleans, LA 70125
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