WHO: Bobby Ross, head coach of the Detroit Lions and students,
parents and teachers of Grosse Pointe South High School of
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI.
WHAT: Will participate in a student motivational assembly to
celebrate their win of the "Staples Coach of the Week" award
and a $5,000 gift certificate for school supplies from Staples.
WHEN: Thursday, March 9, 2000.
WHERE: Grosse Pointe South High School
622 North Main Street
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
WHY: Coach Bobby Ross was named the "Staples Coach of the Week" for
the game played against the Washington Redskins.
Each week, NFL representatives honor one head coach whose team
played an outstanding game. An independent judging organization
randomly selects an entry sent in to Staples on behalf of an
accredited K-12 school in that football team's area.
NOTE: Coach Bobby Ross, Grosse Pointe South High School officials and
Staples representatives will be available for interviews after
CONTACT: Vicki Hughart, Staples