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“I’m excited to be coming home to OHS. It’s an honor to coach my alma matter,” said Brad Schmied, OHS swim coach.
Schmied graduated from OHS in 1991. He earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree from UL in 1996.
“Coach Schmied is a well-respected coach who comes to us with head coaching experience. As soon as the job became available he contacted us expressing interest and we are very excited to have him. Any time you can welcome back a former red devil, it’s a good day. We are excited about the future of our swim program,” said Todd Harper, OHS athletic director.
Schmied will coach both the girls and boys swim teams.
“My main goal in the first year is to get more swimmers out for the team. We will also build on what we have and try to get several swimmers qualified for state,” said Schmied.
“What an incredible day for Owensboro! This is the perfect example of three entities coming together to provide world-class facilities for Owensboro residents,” said Dr. Nick Brake, OPS Superintendent.
“This is another great example of what education and civic partnerships can do for the institutions themselves and the communities where they are located. We are grateful for the Owensboro Public Schools and, certainly, Owensboro Health for collaborating with us to make this idea a reality,” said Barton D. Darrell, Kentucky Wesleyan President.
The track will be open Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 5-7 a.m. for public use.
An exact start date for that will be announced later in the year.
“Long-term improvement in the health of our community starts with our children, and that is why children and school health are a priority focus for our system,” said Greg Strahan, president and CEO of Owensboro Health.
“Owensboro Health and the Owensboro Health Foundation make significant investments to support programs and initiatives that can improve the health of our children around the region. The commitment to our community and our children has ...
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“We are so excited to be a part of this program. It’s such a simple thing we can do to encourage our students to be excited for the first day of school,” said Dr. Nick Brake, OPS Superintendent.
“The reason I participated is I want to have a positive impact on these students’ lives. What better way to do that than by welcoming students to school and cheering for their educational success,” said Rick Searcy, H.L. Neblett Center Director.
According to its website, “The Million Father March (MFM) is an opportunity for men to show their commitment to the educational lives of their children on the first day of school and throughout the school year. Since the Million Father March began in 2004, fathers and other significant male caregivers across the United States and around the world have gathered to accompany their children to their first day of the new school year.”