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Tech: An Olympian moment

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Large crowd turns out to honor Hayes, Morgan, Alexander
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Louisiana Tech University’s Chelsea Hayes (left) and Jason Morgan put their signatures on a specially-made Olympics’ mini-poster prior to being honored along with Ayanna Alexander at the Thomas Assembly Center on Tuesday. The trio of athletes will represent Tech in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.

Chelsea Hayes teared up, so did Gary Stanley.

Jason Morgan didn’t, but could have easily done so.

Who could have blamed them?

For crying out loud, this is the Olympic Games and nobody this side of the original world’s biggest sporting event in Athens, Greece can’t help but savor the moment and bask in it with every ounce of patriotism and competitiveness possible.

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