Lakers legend Shaquille O’Neal has been announced as the keynote speaker for this fall’s Education and Leadership Luncheon that is happening at Springfield College on Friday, September 9. This luncheon is an event put on to be put on as part of the Hall of Fame’s Enshrinement Weekend and will be a lot of fun for locals and fans alike. In addition to everything else, some high school athletes will be brought in to be recognized for their excellence.
O’Neal is from Newark, New Jersey and was an immediate sensation for his basketball team during his high school years. After graduating from Robert G. Cole High School, O’Neal attended Louisiana State University where he studied business as well as play for their basketball team. He entered the 1992 NBA Draft where he was selected as the 1st overall pick by the Orlando Magic, with home he stayed with for four years before going to play for the Los Angeles Lakers. By his retirement in 2011, he had also played for the Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics.
The NBA superstar has been selected as the keynote speaker for this year’s luncheon banquet on September 9 as part of the Education and Leadership Luncheon at Springfield College. It’s going to be a day full of fun and interesting activities, so be sure to stay tuned!
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