Cougar Pride Monument unveiled at Apple Cup

PULLMAN – Cougar Pride, a 15-foot tall monument commissioned by Gary Schneidmiller (WSU class of ’71) and created by artists Mike and Chester Fields, will be dedicated during a ceremony at the Martin Stadium plaza, 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, two hours prior to kickoff of the Apple Cup, proudly sponsored by Boeing.
Dignitaries scheduled to speak at the dedication ceremony include Gov. Chris Gregoire; WSU President Elson S. Floyd; Fran Forgette, chair, WSU Board of Regents; and Jim Sterk, director of athletics; Schneidmiller and Fields.
The monument, named Cougar Pride, will stand 15-feet high on its pedestal and is the largest bronze sculpture on campus. It will be brought to Pullman, Wednesday from Joseph, Ore., where it was cast in bronze, and placed Thursday.
For more information on the monument and event, click here.

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