Extreme Networks Powers Upcoming Heart Hall of Famer Series with Pro Football Hall of Fame

Events Highlight Dedication to K-12 School Districts

May 05, 2014, 08:40 ET from Extreme Networks

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extreme Networks (Nasdaq: EXTR), a leading provider of high performance network solutions, today announced upcoming events throughout the month of May with the Pro Football Hall of Fame's (PFHOF) Heart of a Hall of Famer series, part of the PFHOF's educational outreach program that provides students the opportunity to engage and learn from legendary Hall of Fame players about how to achieve success on and off the football field.

Live interaction with a Hall of Fame player is provided to students in-person or via video conferencing, which is broadcasted to schools around the country. The video conference program, powered by Extreme Networks, offers an interactive educational experience for students to learn about character, overcoming hardship and achieving success in life. Each session in May will discuss what it takes beyond athletic skill to make it into the Hall of Fame and how those character qualities can be applied to everyday life. The upcoming Heart of a Hall of Famer events in May include:

Who: Andre Tippett, 2008 inductee and linebacker for the New England Patriots

When: Monday, May 5 from 9:45 a.m. - 11 a.m. ET

Where: Live at Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio


Who: Jan Stenerud, 1991 inductee and first "pure" placekicker to enter the Hall of Fame

When: Wednesday, May 7 from 11 a.m. - noon ET

Where: Via VC software at Kansas City School District


Who: Mike Haynes, 1997 inductee and cornerback for the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Raiders

When: Monday, May 12 from noon - 1 p.m. ET

Where: Via VC software at San Diego Community College District


Who: James Lofton, 2003 inductee and wide receiver selected to play in eight Pro Bowls

When: Wednesday, May 21 from noon - 1 p.m. ET

Where: Via VC software at San Diego Community College District

For a full list of upcoming Heart of a Hall of Famer events and how to participate, visit here.

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About the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Located in Canton, Ohio, the birthplace of the National Football League, the Pro Football Hall of Fame's mission is to Honor the Heroes of the Game; Preserve its History; Promote its Positive Values; and Celebrate Excellence Everywhere. For more information, please visit ProFootballHOF.com; @ProFootballHOF on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

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