History professor and former department chair David Stratton will be the featured speaker at the 15th annual WSU Cougar Boosters of the Desert luncheon March 2 at the Desert Island Country Club in Rancho Mirage, California. His title will be “Coming in on a Wing and a Prayer.” Festivities will begin at 11 a.m. The golf classic will be played at the Rancho Mirage Country Club March 3.

Last March, more than 140 attended the luncheon in Rancho Mirage. Astronaut John Fabian (’62 Mech. Engr.) and President V. Lane Rawlins were speakers. Seventy participated in the golf tournament.

The boosters planning committee for the 2002 event includes Jim Quann, president; Hal Lyon, vice president; Therese St. Pierre, secretary; and Shirley Nagel, treasurer. Bob Doten is past president, and Terry Burns will serve as golf tournament host.

For additional information contact Quann at 509-838-6771 in Spokane or 760-324-1411 in Cathedral City, California. His e-mail address is cjbquann@msn.com