Bill Self to Highlight Iba Awards Dinner
DON KREUTZWEISER for GTR Newspapers
The Henry P. Iba Citizen Athlete Awards were created in 1994 by the Rotary Club of Tulsa to recognize a male and a female premiere athlete who has excelled in their sport, and who exemplifies a high degree of citizenship in the image of Henry P. Iba, by demonstrating a desire to help others. Henry P. Iba was former basketball coach for Oklahoma State University and three U.S. Olympic basketball teams.
This year’s black-tie event will be held at the Renaissance Tulsa Hotel & Convention Center on June 23, 2008. Keynote speaker will be Bill Self, head basketball coach of the 2008 National Champion Kansas Jayhawks. Female recipient is Tamika Catchings, Olympic Gold Medalist and WNBA All Star. The male recipient is Derrick Brooks of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The emcee has not yet been announced.
For ticket or table sponsorship information, contact the Rotary Club of Tulsa at (918) 584-7642 or online at ibaawards.com.