New scholarship program aimed at helping student athletes

New scholarship program aimed at helping student athletes


right now to a story that’s positively Jack’s Airstream ventures is starting a new scholarship program aimed at helping student athletes it’s called high school nine through twelve colpepper is live at River City Brewing Company to tell us more about how local afternoon call good afternoon yeah this is part of the high school basketball media day which is the first of its kind we do a high school basketball media day each and every year but this year basketball getting its day in the Sun as well and part of that being rolled out by Airstream ventures today is high school 912 program that is not only a scholarship program but also is going to help athletes and those who are participating things like band or fine arts to really take that next step and be better prepared for college and to get scholarships as well it’s also supported by the mayor we talked to Lenny curry today and he says this is more than just giving money for athletes it’s a much bigger program than that it is so important to learn more than just your skillset whether your skill is art or engineering or math or football or basketball your the skills that you’re going to need have to be beyond mastering that that’s big it really is the program that can make a big impact Allen Verlander the CEO of Airstream ventures telling me that they could wind up touching a thousand kids or more right in this very first year as it’s getting rolled out so it could be a big program that could really help make a difference for kids trying to take that next step in their education going from high school to college we’ll have more coming up this weekend certainly on the high school basketball media day talked to a lot of coaches and players today about the excitement of this day as well as looking forward to the season of course we’ll also have a lot of high school actually come up tonight football Friday on 4 it is still the football season and will be live at Lake City Columbia tonight as Fletcher takes on Columbia for now we’re live at River City Brewing Company downtown colpepper channel for the local station

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