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Women's Basketball - Fri, Nov. 20, 2009

The first Georgetown College American Red Cross Blood Drive held Monday, November 17 was a big success, bringing in 95 productive units of blood for the national organization. Senior Katie Filiatreau served as the coordinator of the event and said that by day's end, people were turned away due to depleted supplies.

The first Georgetown College American Red Cross Blood Drive held Monday, November 17 was a big success, bringing in 95 productive units of blood for the national organization. Senior Katie Filiatreau served as the coordinator of the event and said that by day's end, people were turned away due to depleted supplies.

A point guard for the Tiger Women's Basketball team, Filiatreau was chosen to participate in a two week internship last summer at the American Red Cross International Headquarters in Washington, D.C. with 11 other NAIA student-athletes from across the country.

Filiatreau's summer experience motivated her to raise blood donation awareness on her own campus. Monday's drive was the first of two scheduled for the school year, with the second to be held on February 6-7. She plans to make it a contest between her school and Mid-South Conference rival Campbellsville, as both teams will play a double-header between the women's and men's basketball teams on the afternoon of the 7th.

As part of the NAIA/American Red Cross Youth Leadership Program, the Springfield, Ky. native was chosen to write a blog about her experience that can be viewed by visiting www.naia.org. In addition to serving as team captain and in other roles on campus, Katie maintains a perfect 4.0 cumulative grade point average and was awarded a $2,000 scholarship for her participation in the second year national program, in addition to her full academic and athletic scholarships awarded to her annually. After graduation in May, the exercise science major plans to attend physical therapy school.

 
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