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Walker to keynote event

Heisman Trophy winner and former professional football player and mixed martial arts fighter Herschel Walker will be the keynote speaker for Denton ISD’s Freshman First Day events Friday.

Walker is scheduled to speak at 10 a.m. at Denton High School, 11:30 a.m. at Ryan High and 1 p.m. at Guyer High. The appearances are sponsored by University Behavioral Health of Denton, according to the district.

Freshman First Day is held annually prior to the official start of a new school year. For one day, incoming freshman get Denton’s high schools to themselves to become familiar with the campuses, classes and school clubs, organizations and programs, according to the district.

For more information on Freshman First Day, contact Denton, Guyer or Ryan high schools or the district’s department of secondary academic programs at 940-369-0032.

— Britney Tabor