Rochon joins Alabama delegation, others at White House celebration for Auburn football team
WASHINGTON (June 8, 2011) — Tuskegee University President Gilbert L. Rochon on Wednesday joined President Barack Obama, Mayor Bill Ham Jr. (Auburn, Ala.) Mayor Omar Neal (Tuskegee, Ala.) and others at the White House in congratulating the Auburn University Tigers football team on winning the 2010 BCS National Championship. Obama delivered remarks to team members, coaches, political figures and other supporters present at the event.
The Auburn football team defeated the Oregon Ducks (22-19) in the national title game on Jan. 10.
(l - r) Tuskegee Mayor Omar Neal, Tuskegee University President Gilbert L. Rochon and Auburn Mayor Bill Ham Jr.