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David Krueger and Herald staff | dkrueger@heraldnet.com
Published: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 1:17 p.m.

New Jackson track dedicated this past Saturday

  • Jackson track and field captains Everett Kleven, Connor Hayes, Abby Scholle, Lauren Briggs and Maddy Miller held the ribbon as officials Dr. Gary Cohe...

    Photo courtesy Eric Hruschka

    Jackson track and field captains Everett Kleven, Connor Hayes, Abby Scholle, Lauren Briggs and Maddy Miller held the ribbon as officials Dr. Gary Cohen, Carol Andrews, Pam LeSesne and Mike Todd cut the ceremonial ribbon.

Jackson High School's new all-weather track was officially dedicated this past Saturday at 10 a.m.

Opening remarks were made by event coordinator and JHS booster Larry Scholle, Everett School District superintendent Dr. Gary Cohen, JHS principal Terry Cheshire and girls and boys track coaches Steve Till and Eric Hruschka, respectively. According to Hruschka, all thanked the community and school district for the new "dream" facility and remarked on the success of the project and teamwork between the Everett SD and community in creating a great addition for Jackson physical education classes, athletic teams and community users.

The event was also supported by assistant superintendent Dr. Peter Scott, ESD board members Carol Andrews and Pam LeSesne and Mill Creek mayor Mike Todd. In all more than 200 Mill Creek residents and JHS track team members were in attendance for the celebration, according to Hruschka.

Everyone walked a lap before a few fun mile runs and 800 relays were contested for all that wanted to participate.

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