SPRINGFIELD — On Thursday, July 14, Nick Tokman of the Discovery Channel’s popular Deadliest Catch will deliver a talk and video presentation at the Student Prince. The demonstration will be followed by a question-and-answer session and opportunities for fans to meet and take pictures with Tokman.
A West Springfield native, Tokman will talk about how he went from being a kid in Western Mass. to landing his dream job fishing for king crab in Alaska with the Deadliest Catch crew. He’ll share wild stories, personal anecdotes, videos, and photos. The Student Prince has also prepared a special menu featuring Alaskan king crab for the night’s festivities.
“I’m honored to be back in Western Massachusetts and to be able to tell my story in my hometown,” Tokman said. “My roots are here, and my family is all here, so this really means a lot to me.”
Doors open at 6 p.m., and Tokman’s presentation begins at 7:15 p.m. Tickets to the event cost $25, not including dinner, and can be purchased in advance at the Student Prince. A $50 VIP package is also being offered, featuring a personal meet-and-greet event prior to the presentation and prime seating for the event.