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Missouri Western University will honor and dedicate a pavilion to Hall of Fame college football coach Bill Snyder.
Snyder who is a St.Joe native, and a Lafayette High School graduate attended Missouri Western back in 1959 back when the university was a junior college.
Coach Snyder was inducted to the college football Hall of Fame in 2015, and has been the head coach of the Kansas State football program since 1989. Snyder retired in 2005, then returned in 2009.
During his time as head coach for the Wildcats his record is 210-110-1 with seven 11 win seasons, and 11 straight bowl game apperances. Snyder also has two Big 12 Conference football championships with the most recent coming in 2012.
The pavilion features two different levels for hosting outdoor events, barbecue areas and an 80-foot flagpole displaying a 20-foot by 30-foot American flag. The pavilion will also feature a bronze plaque of Coach Snyder as well as a dedication to those who have served in our military.
July 12th will be the pavilion dedication ceremony, more details will come out on a later date about the dedication.