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Bateman Team advances to finals once again

Loyola press release - April 25, 2006

The PRSSA Bateman Team at Loyola University New Orleans has made it to finals once again. Loyola Bateman teams have been in the top five every year since 1996. Last year the team placed first in the competition for the fourth time since 1997.

This year’s competition offered two categories; Habitat for Humanity International or teams could choose their local affiliates. The Loyola Bateman team will present their “Get Back in the Habit” campaign for the New Orleans Affiliate for Habitat for Humanity, along with four other universities: Illinois State University, Lee University, the University of Maryland, and the University of South Carolina. Fifty-nine universities competed in the local affiliate track.

Loyola’s Bateman Team members are Christina Blanco, a senior from Metairie; Kerri Driscoll, a senior from Larkspur, Colo.; Katie Eisenhart, a junior from Bowie, Md.; Courtney Fisher, a junior from Brandon, Fl.; and Alexis Lalor, a senior from Chittenango, N.Y.

The finals will be held this year in Knoxville, Tenn., June 1- 4.

For additional information, please contact Associate Professor of Communications Cathy Rogers, Ph.D., at 865-3297, or e-mail crogers@loyno.edu.