WPIAL to Host 13th Annual Sportsmanship Summit on Nov. 16

Friday, November 11, 2022

Pittsburgh, Pa. – The Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) will hold its 13th annual Summit on Sportsmanship, presented by First National Bank and the WPIAL Sportsmanship Committee, at the Senator John Heinz History Center and Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum on Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Schools in attendance will listen to keystone speakers discussing topics related to the importance of sportsmanship in athletics, and the league will recognize the winners of the 2021-2022 WPIAL Sportsmanship Award and the 2022 WPIAL & Pittsburgh City League Food & Fund Drive.

Attendees will also hear from the WPIAL Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council, as well as tour the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum. Students are encouraged to identify “Game Changers” during their tour and share them on social media by tagging the WPIAL at @WPIAL7 on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

Featured speakers include the following:

  • Roberto Clemente Jr., President and CEO for RCJ Global Impact, LLC
  • Gregg Behr, Executive Director for the Grable Foundation
  • Brian Gulish, VP for Marketing & Communications for Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
  • Paul Skirtich, WPIAL Basketball Official & PIAA District VII Basketball Rules Interpreter
  • Orlando Fulgenzio III, Vice President for First National Bank
  • Anne Madarasz, Director for Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum in the Heinz History Center
  • Scott Seltzer, Executive Director for the WPIAL
  • Members of the WPIAL Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council

Media members interested in covering the event can do so by contacting WPIAL communication specialist Ethan Woy (ewoy@wpial.com).

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