Movie and television star Marc Blucas will be the keynote speaker at the third annual Erie Times-News Varsity Cup awards banquet June 4 at the Ambassador Center.
Blucas was a standout player on the Girard basketball teams that won the 1988 and 1990 PIAA Class AA titles. He later played with Wake Forest University, where he was a teammate of Tim Duncan.
Blucas, 41, began acting in 1995 and has appeared in numerous television series and movies during the past 18 years. He starred in the “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” TV series and had prominent roles in the movies “We Were Soldiers,” “First Daughter” and alongside Cameron Diaz and Tom Cruise in “Knight and Day.” He is currently starring in the TV series “Necessary Roughness.”
The Varsity Cup awards banquet honors the top high school athletes, coaches and teams in northwestern Pennsylvania at the end of each school year. Tickets are $20. For more ticket information, visit the Varsity Cup web page.
Readers also can vote for the Fan Favorite award of the Varsity Cup. Other awards finalists will be announced within the next two weeks.