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Blue Jackets McConnell Education Foundation Awards Grant to Athens High School Hockey
McConnell Education Foundation awards grants to 35 central Ohio high school hockey teams

12.23.2014 / 7:00 AM / NewsBy BlueJackets.com Staff   COLUMBUS, OHIO – In keeping with its mission to support the development of youth and amateur hockey, the Columbus Blue Jackets announced that the McConnell Education Foundation will award grants tonight to 35 Columbus-area high school hockey programs for the 17th consecutive year.The McConnell Education Foundation has offered philanthropic support for high school hockey in greater Columbus for the past 16 years with the cumulative donation reaching in excess of $1 million. Grants will support clubs from the Capital Hockey Conference and the Greater Columbus High School Club Hockey League. Receiving a grant for the first time is Olentangy Liberty JV-Silver. This year’s recipients also include high school varsity and junior varsity teams in the Capital Hockey Conference representing Bishop Watterson, Dublin Coffman, Dublin Jerome, Dublin Scioto, Gahanna Lincoln, Olentangy, Olentangy Liberty, Olentangy Orange, St. Charles Preparatory School, St. Francis DeSales, Thomas Worthington, Upper Arlington, and Worthington Kilbourne.Additional varsity and JV programs in the Greater Columbus High School Club Hockey League receiving grants include the Athens Bobcats; the Columbus Ice Hockey Club (representing Columbus City Schools and Columbus Recreation and Parks Department); Dublin Green; Dublin White; Gahanna; Hilliard Southwest; New Albany; the Newark Generals; Northeast Storm (representing Bexley and Johnstown); Olentangy Liberty Blue; Prowler Hockey (representing Pickerington, Reynoldsburg, Pataskala, Canal Winchester); and the Westerville Warcats.To recognize these programs, high school varsity captains representing the recipients took the red line during the performance of the national anthem alongside the Blue Jackets and Nashville Predators before Monday night's game. (Dec. 23).
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