Banquet set for Jan. 12 at 6 p.m.
Challiss Cappel joined the Louisiana Tech football program in August 2012 as the Executive Assistant to the Head Football Coach.
Cappel spent the summer of 2012 working at the Manning Passing Academy where she assisted with operations on and off the field, daily planning and coordinating any last-minute schedule changes with coaches and participants.
Prior to her stint at the Manning Passing Academy, she was a recruiting assistant with the University of Oregon's football program while obtaining her degree. While at Oregon she worked directly with football recruiting and operations, planning recruiting visit logistics, handled data management and mass communication for recruits and worked directly with the coaching staff on travel and operations.
During that time she was also the Oregon football Tour Director where she was responsible for planning all tours through the athletic facilities in Eugene and organized tour guides for the various groups visiting the campus.
Before she worked with the Oregon football program, Cappel was a sales manager for University Directories. In that position she managed and led a sales team that sold advertising space and mobile advertising services to local businesses.
Cappel graduated from the University of Oregon in 2011 with a Bachelor's of Science degree in economics while receiving a minor in business administration.
She currently resides in Ruston.