White Mountain Apache Tribe Chairman Ronnie Lupe issued a tribal proclamation declaring February 24 Blue & Gold Day supporting the Alchesay Falcons boys varsity team in the 2016 Division IV State Basketball Tournament. The Blue & Gold Day is sponsored by the WMAT Education Department, Johnson O’Malley Program, and the WMAT Youth Council.
Activities for Blue & Gold Day will be held at the Chief Alchesay Activity Center at 2:30 p.m. and will include remarks by Chairman Ronnie Lupe, Vice Chairman Kasey Velasquez, Falcons Head Coach Kyle Goklish and the WMAT Youth Council. Additionally, a community pep rally will hosted. The event is open to the general public, and everyone is encouraged to wear blue and gold.
Chairman Lupe stated, “I admire the Apache youth’ s spirit and character. The Falcons are doing something positive and we should not ignore it. We should embrace their quest towards victory. Pay honor to the young member(s) of your family. This is their day! “
For more information, contact the WMAT Education Department at (928) 338-6080.