Olympic Softball Star Jennie Finch Named Keynote Speaker at Semoball Awards July 11

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CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO. — Olympic softball star, Jennie Finch, will be the keynote speaker at the Semoball Awards on July 11 at the Southeast Missouri State River Campus. The three-time All-American pitcher at Arizona was announced as the speaker for the second annual event on March 4, 2015 at HealthPoint Fitness in Cape Girardeau. Source: semissourian.
“I’m just so excited about Jennie,” said Rex Rust, the co-president of Rust Communications, which owns semoball.com. “That is a perfect example of the scholar-athlete who excelled in everything she did both on and off the field, and there’s the whole patriotism side to it with the US Olympics and just the memories of rooting them on, it’ll be exciting to see her be apart of the event. I’m looking forward to the message, too. I can’t think of a better perspective for high school kids and scholar-athletes.”
Watch Olympic champion Jennie Finch announced by Lucas Presson at HealthPoint Fitness as the keynote speaker for the Semoball Awards to be held July 11, 2015 at the Southeast Missouri State University River Campus in Cape Girardeau.

The Semoball Awards honors more than 200 athletes from 57 high schools in the region. A player of the year from each sport will be revealed as well as the coach of the year, female and male athlete of the year, female and male scholar-athlete of the year, sportsmanship award winner, comeback player of the year and lifetime achievement award winner.
“First of all, it’s just a celebration of excellence,” Rust said. “It’s also embracing the communities in which these scholar-athletes are in and the schools that support this, and the parents and the hard work. It’s also exciting because of the actual event, the type of event that it is — the high energy. It’s a treat to watch those involved, and those in particular being honored, surrounded by that energy. It’s awesome.”
Jennie Finch is an Olympic Gold medalist and former American softball player who pitched for the USA national softball team and the Chicago Bandits. She helped lead Team USA to the gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics and a silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics. She is also a devout Christian who speaks about her faith in God.
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