FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 11, 2006
EDITORIAL CONTACT: MTSU News and Public Affairs, 615-898-2919
(MURFREESBORO)— Three MTSU students, among 90 students nationwide, have been accepted as bike riders on the 2007 Habitat Bike Challenge. They will ride their bikes coast to coast for Habitat for Humanity. Two of the participating MTSU students are Claire Covic and Morgan Goepel, both seniors, who will ride the southern route. The other is sophomore Chris Sterling. He will be riding the northern route. In total, there are four students from Tennessee taking part in the challenge, with the fourth being from Sewanee. Each route is 4K miles long. Most of the riders are from Northern colleges, some are college graduates and graduate students.
Each student will be asked to raise $4K. They will ride from town to town, speak to community groups, build Habitat homes and raise awareness for Habitat. To find out more, go to www.habitatbike.org <http://www.habitatbike.org/> .
ATTENTION, MEDIA: Call MTSU News and Public Affairs at 615-898-2919 for assistance in locating these students for interview purposes.