Kristen Petway News

UT Students to Work Behind the Scenes at Kentucky Derby

For the first time, a team of UT students will be working behind the scenes at the Kentucky Derby and will manage the hospitality suite for the event’s elite guests. The group leaves on Thursday, May 3, and returns Sunday, May 6.The students received an invitation to help with the Derby after its officials learned of their work with the Super Bowl, said Fritz Polite, clinical professor of sport management and director and founder of the Institute for Leadership, Ethics, and Diversity.