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Celebrate National Girls & Women in Sports Day Feb. 2, 6

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Join North Central's athletics department in celebrating National Girls & Women in Sports Day Feb. 2 and 6, when a faculty mentor and women student-athletes will be recognized. On Tuesday, Feb. 2, a luncheon and presentation of the Cleo Tanner Award will take place at noon in the White Activities Center. The award, which is given to an individual or group that has contributed to the advancement of women’s athletics at North Central College, will be given to Professor of Chemistry Nancy Peterson who has served as a faculty mentor with the women’s softball and basketball teams. RSVP for luncheon by contacting Kellen Wells-Mangold at On Saturday, Feb. 6, at 1:30 p.m. before the women’s basketball game vs. Millikin University in Merner Field House, Nancy Peterson will be honored and each of the women’s teams will participate in an Olympic-style processional honoring their participation in sports.