Peterson Represents at YSSA Meeting
Palo Verde HS Athletic Director, Bart Peterson was in Washington, DC representing the Tucson Unified School District at the 2014 Youth Sport Safety Alliance Meeting.
Durango City, Ignacio Proclaim AT Month
The Durango City Council issued a proclamation declaring March to be National Athletic Training Month within the city. Fort Lewis College ATS, Julia Vilani (pictured) was on hand to receive the proclamation and addressed the council articulating the importance of hiring ATs in secondary school settings.
The Ignacio, Colarado Town Council issued a proclamation declaring March to be National Athletic Training Month. AT, Kolin Tomlinson was present to receive the proclamation. Ignacio Independent Schools Superintendent, Rocco Fuschetto, EdD, took the opportunity to make a few positive remarks about the profession and the valuable services provided by Mr. Tomlinson for the school and in the community.
Fort Lewis College Student Awarded Scholarship
Fort Lewis College ATS Andre de Faria Filho was recently awarded a scholarship to attend the 2014 Institute of Sports for Collegiate Sports Medicine Student Leadership Workshop.
Aberton and Mahmood Receive Honors
Shannon Aberton of Boulder HS and Joey Mahmood of Mullen HS were recognized as the 2014 Denver Nuggets Excellence in High School Athletic Training Award winners.Dylan Gabel of Ponderosa HS was awarded the comeback athlete of the year award. The awards are sponsored by Denver Nuggets AT Jim Gillen.
From New Mexico
High School Sports Medicine Program Recognized During National AT Month
In honor of National Athletic Trainers' Month, the Rio Rancho Observer wrote an article that both promoted athletic training and highlighted two high school seniors who are active in the V.S. Cleveland High School Sports Medicine program and are interested in pursuing a career in athletic training.