Thursday, October 28, 2010

Sharette Dixon Classic 2010

Sharette Dixon Classic 2010

NY-NJ Showcase Games

The Sharette Dixon Classic will be a one-day event featuring the top high school basketball talent across the states of New York and New Jersey, regardless of class.

The second-annual NY-NJ games will take place on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2010 at Christ the King High School.

Shandue McNeil and Dana Dingle - Team NY Boys
Marquise Webb and Jamal Slappy – Team NJ Boys

Rock Rosa - Team NY Girls
Tobin Rice - Team NJ Girls

The Sharette Dixon Classic will feature two premiere contests, a girls' game and a boys' game. The games will feature top-notch coaching and emphasize teamwork and sportsmanship.

Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010
Girls Game @ 7 pm
Boys Game @ 8:30 pm

Christ the King High School
68-02 Metropolitan Ave.
Middle Village, NY, 11379

The Sharette Dixon Academic Excellence Awards will be given to all of the young men and women from each team who have demonstrated consistent academic excellence throughout their high school career and have maintained a cumulative 3.5 GPA or better.

About Sharette Dixon:
Prior to her passing on March 23, 2009, Sharette Dixon dedicated her life to educating young people. She was an instructor of English at Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn and was particularly interested in African-American literature. Sharette was born in Brooklyn, raised in California and attended California State University at Fresno, where she was a McNair Scholar and earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in English.