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NL-S Scores $1,000 Athletics Grant from California Casualty

New London-Spicer High School/Middle School Scores $1,000 Athletics Grant from California Casualty

New London, MN, May 14, 2019 – The track and field team at New London-Spicer High School/Middle School received a $1,000 Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant from California Casualty. The grant will help the school buy new pole vault poles and safety helmets. Coach Chad Powers said, "the equipment will allow more student-athletes to compete and be successful." California Casualty Field Marketing Manager, Juli Bohmer, presented the check on Monday, May 13, during the NL-S home track and field meet.

MSHS pole vaulters

New London-Spicer High School/Middle School is one of 64 public middle schools and high schools in 32 states awarded a total of $67,149 to help purchase new equipment, improve player safety, and provide uniforms. Another Minnesota school, Round Lake-Brewster School, also received a $1,000 athletics grant this year from California Casualty. Round Lake-Brewster School will use the funds to purchase uniforms and balls for the soccer team.

Since its inception in 2011, more than $738,000 has been awarded to some 630 schools across the nation.


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