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Members of North Central College football team visit the White House

Jun 28, 2023

The inaugural ‘College Athlete Day’ event honored NCAA champions across all three divisions

From Naperville to the South Lawn of the White House, members of the North Central College football team received well-deserved recognition in our nation’s capital.

The White House welcomed NCAA national champions from across the country on June 12, celebrating their accomplishments as part of College Athlete Day. The Biden administration invited every national champion from the past academic year, with 47 teams making the trip to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. The White House frequently hosts champion teams from the world of sports, but College Athlete Day was the first time it hosted NCAA national champions from all three divisions.

It was a memorable moment for athletes and coaches who had already reached the pinnacle of their sport earlier in the season.

The inaugural event caught the attention of media near and wide. Click the links below to see the media coverage: