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01-03-2011

Clarkson Dean Carries Olympic Torch In Lake Placid

[A photo for newspaper use is available at http://www.clarkson.edu/news/photos/newkofsky.jpg.]

Photo Caption: Clarkson University Dean of Students Steve Newkofsky carries the Olympic Flame to the top of the Ski NewkofskyJump Tower on December 29 as the Torch passed through Lake Placid on its way to Salt Lake City. Newkofsky was one of several area residents chosen as Olympic torchbearers. “It was a genuine honor and quite exciting to participate in this event,” he said. A veteran distance runner, Newkofsky’s training came in handy during his Olympic run.

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Michael P. Griffin, director of News & Digital Content Services, at 315-268-6716 or mgriffin@clarkson.edu.]

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