With Sports equipment wearing out
at John Gray High School,
members of the community stepped up to lend a helping hand.
Genesis Trust and Rotary Sunrise
agreed to assist Brendan Touhey and Jon Rew of Scimitar Sports replenish ball
supplies for the school. Through Scimitar Sports connections in China,
Genesis Trust and Rotary Sunrise were able to purchase an array of new
tournament and practice sports balls.
Together they will be importing 10
match and 30 practise footballs, as well as 30 basketballs. The retail value is
estimated at $2,000.
Both Touhey and J. Paul Drake (of
Genesis Trust and Corporate Services Ltd and Rotary Sunrise) made the donations
last week to John Gray girls Adrianna McKay, Leanna Benjamin, Kendra Ebanks, Nassaria
Thompson and Ruth-Beth Jackson at the Truman Bodden basketball court.
Interestingly, the girls are avid
netball players. McKay, Benjamin and Thompson all play for the John Gray
Cruisers youth team while Ebanks and Jackson are on the John Gray Texaco
Girls at John Gray High School immediately put the balls to
work in the school’s Girls inter-house basketball competition, which was held Tuesday
afternoon at Truman Bodden.
The competition was won by Dolphin
house, which beat Wahoo in the final. Marlin and Tarpon house came in third and
For more information, call Rotary
Sunrise public relations official Geoff Mathews at 925-9200.