Aaron Rodgers’ high school receives athletic training grant

Posted by Mike Spofford on March 15, 2016 – 3:00 pm

blog-header-imageGREEN BAY — Packers QB Aaron Rodgers’ alma mater — Pleasant Valley High School in Chico, Calif. — is one of 15 high schools in the nation to receive a $50,000 grant to fund athletic trainers.

The grant program is an initiative of the NFL Foundation, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), Gatorade and the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society (PFATS) to expand access to athletic trainers in underserved high schools and improve athlete safety.

Winners of the grant contest were announced at the seventh annual Youth Sports Safety Summit, hosted by NATA and the Youth Sports Safety Alliance.

Winning schools:
Alden-Conger Public School (Alden, MN)
Attica Central School (Attica, NY)
California Lutheran High School (Wildomar, CA)
Canyon Ridge High School (Twin Falls, ID)
Carlisle High School (Henderson, TX)
John Muir High School (Pasadena, CA)
Lutheran High School (Chula Vista, CA)
Marist High School (Bayonne, NJ)
Mount St. Michael Academy (New York, NY)
Orrick R-XI High School (Orrick, MO)
Pleasant Valley High School (Chico, CA)
St. Anthony Village High School (Minneapolis, MN)
St. Thomas More High School (Rapid City, SD)
Walpole High School (Walpole, MA)
William V. Fisher Catholic High School (Lancaster, OH)

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