Bryce Drew to Speak
September 27, 2013 – The 12th Annual Community Prayer Breakfast will be held at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 9th at Trinity Hall at St. Patrick’s Church, 638 N. Calumet Rd. in Chesterton. Initially presented for the community in 2001 as a time of healing and reflection after the 9-11 tragedy, the event has continued annually to provide inspiration to the community.
This year’s keynote speaker will be Bryce Drew, Valparaiso University Men’s Basketball Head Coach. Coach Drew guided the Valparaiso Crusaders to their first Horizon League Championship crown during the 2012 – 2013 season, and was honored as Horizon League Coach of the year. A graduate of Valparaiso University, he is the most decorated player in Crusader men’s basketball history. Drew played in the NBA for six years; he was a first round draft pick by the Houston Rockets. He has been named twice to the Valparaiso University Hall of Fame and has been honored as one of the 150 most influential people in Valparaiso University’s 150 years.