MFMA offers five annual scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each for secondary, advanced or trade school education. Applicants were considered based on academics, fields of study and written essay responses. We are honored to announch this year's MFMA Scholarship Recipients.
Noah Benzing, Trine University, Angola, IN, Sports Management
Madison Cook, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, OK, Coaching / Science Education
Avyion Fisher, The College of Idaho, Caldwell, ID, Business / Coaching
Savannah Haines, University of Maine, Orono, ME, Forestry
Paige Mattfeld, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, Architecture
Philadelphia native and new member of the Miami Heat, Wayne Ellington and Connor Sports® will host the first annual Philadelphia Peace Games, aimed to bring at-risk youth and young adults together while emphasizing gun violence prevention and advocacy. The event will take place at Girard College on Saturday, August 20, and will include a basketball tournament open to the public.
When basketball is played during the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, take a close look at the floors it's being played on because it should give you a little USA pride. The six basketball courts for both the men and women's' Olympic teams were made by the Connor Sports mill in Amasa, Mich.
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