Quincy woman returns to University of Notre Dame to celebrate 50th anniversary of Title IX

Coletta Miller

Coletta Miller

Coletta Miller of Quincy recently took part in a celebration at the University of Notre Dame in recognition of the 50th anniversary of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

Miller, a 1974 graduate of Notre Dame, is married to Al Knepler of Quincy. She and more than 250 former female athletes were recognized by the University of Notre Dame, the school’s athletics department and the Notre Dame Monogram Club. The women were honored for paving the way for the success of the university’s current varsity programs.

The women who competed for Notre Dame from 1972 to 1977 received honorary monograms in a ceremony. Miller, a 1974 graduate, was a member of the skiing team.

The honorees were welcomed back to campus for the weekend of the football game against Nevada-Las Vegas on Oct. 23. A special recognition ceremony was held, and the group was recognized during the football game.

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