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Athletics Canada & School Sport Canada Partner to improve High School Track in Canada

04/18/2017, 8:30am CST
By SHSAA Office

Athletics Canada (National Governing Organization for the sport of Track & Field) and School Sport Canada (National organization consisting of representatives from every Provincial School Sport Association across Canada) are moving forward with two major initiatives.

Athletics Canada Foundation will be awarding $5,000 scholarships for one male and one female multi-sport athlete with a passion for athletics who are graduating from high school and committed to continuing athletic and academic pursuits in Canada.  Click here for more information about the scholarship opportunity.  Deadline for application is April 28, 2017.

“We are committed to promoting excellence and nurturing the development of young athletes. With this mission in mind, we are proud to announce the creation of the Athletics Canada Foundation Scholarship,” said Rob Guy, Chief Executive Officer. “Athletics Canada will continue fundraising efforts to ensure the Athletics Canada Foundation Scholarship becomes an annual opportunity for graduating student-athletes.”

In close partnership with School Sport Canada, Athletics Canada has also developed three Fundamentals of Athletics Learning E-Modules that are available at no cost to high school coaches across Canada. Fundamentals of Athletics Jumping Events, Throwing Evens and Track Events are available through schoolcoach.ca

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