NFA Crew Gets Reinstated After Board of Ed VoteJun 28th, 2012 | By HV Insider | Category: Current Events
On June 27, 2012, the Newburgh Board of Education voted unanimously to approve a Resolution to Re-instate the Boys and Girls Varsity Crew Teams, which had 72 members this past season, for the 2012-2013 School Year.
The re-instatement is contingent upon the NFA Varsity Crew Team funding itself, which its supporters and Coach say it is well prepared to do. “We are very pleased that the Board of Education and the athletes, parents, and supporters of the crew team could work together to find a solution,” said NFA Varsity Head Coach Ed Kennedy.
The parents and supporters are establishing a not-for-profit organization which will raise funds to meet the 2012-2013 Crew Budget, said Coach Kennedy.
At the end of the meeting, Varsity Crew Team member and rising senior Jessie Dennis got up before the Board and conveyed a simple but all encompassing message: “Thank you,” said Miss Dennis, “You have no idea how much this means to us.”