OMAHA, Neb., April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices invites all media to attend a pre-Jet Award Gala media event where Dante Pettis, Washington Huskies special-teams return sensation, will receive the annual Jet Award and Billy "White Shoes" Johnson will be awarded the annual Legacy Award at the Omaha Design Center, located at 1520 Cuming Street on Thursday, April 19. The media event will begin at 4 p.m. at the Omaha Design Center. Exclusive interviews upon request immediately following media event.
Other luminaries in attendance include former NFL stars Rick Upchurch and Greg Pruitt. University of Nebraska Head Football Coach, Scott Frost will be the keynote speaker.
Dinner banquet and awards ceremony will take place from 6:30 - 8 p.m. with a celebrity after party event from 8 p.m. - 9 p.m.
The Jet Award has been presented for the past six years to the most outstanding college football return specialist in the country. Net proceeds from the annual Jet Award Banquet directly support the Johnny Rodgers Career and Technical Education Scholarship at Metropolitan Community College, which is estimated to exceed $100,000 in scholarships this year for youth post-secondary education.
About the Jet Award
The Jet Award has been given for the past six years to the most outstanding college football return specialist in the country. Proceeds from the event will go toward the Johnny Rodgers Career and Technical Education Scholarship Fund at Metropolitan Community College. The Jet Award is named after Johnny "The Jet" Rodgers, the 38th Heisman Award Winner and the first Heisman winner from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. To learn more, visit www.thejetaward.com. Tickets are available here.
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