Dallas, Texas, February 18, 2015 – Dallas based Private Jet Charter company, Status Jet, announced that as of 2015, it will be an Official Platinum Sponsor of the PwC Southern Methodist University Athletic Forum. This agreement will establish Status Jet as the exclusive Private Jet Charter company of the collegiate athletic forum.
Status Jet is the PWC SMU Athletic Private Jet Sponsor
“I cannot imagine not being aligned with such a prestigious university and athletic forum. It’s my alma mater, I’m proud to say,” said Status Jet President and CEO, David Henry. Henry graduated from the SMU Cox School of Business in 1984. Since then, Henry has remained an avid supporter of SMU and currently serves on PwC SMU Athletic Forum as a board member.
SMU Atheletic Forum
The PwC SMU Athletic Forum was launched in 1989 as a community outreach initiative which celebrates individuals who have achieved extraordinary success in athletics. The Forum is regarded as America’s preeminent sports luncheon series, producing four annual luncheons, as well as the Doak Walker Award Presentation Banquet.
The Doak Walker Award’s namesake is three-time SMU All-America running back and 1948 Heisman Trophy winner, Doak Walker. Walker helped lead the Mustangs to two Southwest Conference Championships, and is a member of both the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame. This year’s presentation banquet will be the 25th anniversary of the Doak Walker Award. The award recipients for 2014 are Melvin Gordon of the University of Wisconsin, while the Legend’s award goes to Bo Jackson of Auburn University. The award banquet will be hosted by Lee Corso, Chris Fowler and Kirk Herbstreit, co-hosts of ESPN College GameDay, on February 27, 2015 at the Dallas Hilton Anatole.
As the exclusive Private Jet Charter company for the PwC SMU Athletic Forum, Status Jet is honored to provide the air transportation for the guests of the 2015 PwC SMU Athletic Forum sports luncheons featuring Lee Trevino, Joe Buck, Shaquille O’Neal and one still to be determined guest. Dallas native, Lee Trevino is known for being a 29-time winner on the PGA Tour, including six major championships and a World Golf Hall of Famer. Joe Buck is the Lead broadcaster for NFL and MLB on Fox Sports who has called 17 World Series and four Super Bowls. Shaquille O’Neal is a Four-time NBA champion, 15-time NBA All-Star, NBA MVP and current studio analyst for TNT Sports.
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