Seniors design gear for classmates, others in class of 2020

first_imgBut it’s just about the senior class. In fact, in the next few days, Smith and Jacobson will be launching a Healthcare Hero product, with 20% of sales going to the American Nurses Foundation. Smith and Jacobson are hopeful the Healthcare Hero product hits the website by Tuesday. “It was just a good way to feel like we were doing something for people who are putting their lives on the line for us,” Smith said. For more coronavirus coverage, click here. Athens High School seniors Aaron Smith and Griffin Jacobson wanted to get clever with designs, choosing to combine the graduation cap and masks, now a common item due to the coronavirus. (WBNG) — While the class of 2020 won’t have the traditional cap and gown ceremony this spring, two high school students in our area have designed senior year gear for classmates and others around the country.center_img The duo sells sweatshirts and hoodies on their website, with all creative designs coming from students near and far. “It’s definitely an icon in today’s times,” Smith said. “It’s because everyone is in a mask now, and we figured ‘how many times has this ever happened in the United States?'” The pair deciding this is the best way to say “thank you” to all on the front lines. “They’re the true heroes,” Jacobson said. “They deserve to get recognition, and they deserve everything.”last_img read more

Rohr’s contract extension lies with NFF — Dare

first_imgRelatedPosts Rohr lists Musa, Ekong, 23 others for Cote d’Ivoire, Tunisia friendlies Minister gives condition for resumption of contact sports Minister pledges support for development of AI, robotics in Nigeria The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says the issue of contract extension for Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr lies with the Nigeria Football Federation.The minister gave the clarification on Wednesday in Abuja at a brief meeting with Rohr before dashing for the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting at the presidential villa.News Agency of Nigeria reports that the media have been awashed with news of a log jam on the extension of the coach’s contract.Rohr’s current contract expires in June 2020 which will fall to the middle of the 2021 AFCON qualifiers.Dare, however, stressed that the ministry would continue to give the coach all the necessary support as the NFF finalises its meeting on the contract talks.“The issue of contract (with Rohr) will be best handled by the NFF, I understand the need to work the fine lines.“I understand there is a contractual arrangement with the NFF, I will allow the NFF to work through its process,” the minister said.Dare charged the coach not to be distracted but intensify efforts to take Nigerian football to the pinnacle.“Are we happy about where our football is at the moment, not exactly but we know there’s an ongoing process that we make this country a better football nation. That process is on and you are part of the process”, he added.He tasked the coach on working with stakeholders to develop the Nigeria Professional League in line with international best practice.“More importantly your knowledge and support for the domestic league will be very important because you can share your experience with our local coaches,” the minister said.Earlier, Rohr congratulated the minister on his appointment and efforts to reposition Nigerian sports.He pledged to work more closely with the minister going forward as the Super Eagles strive to pick the AFCON 2021 ticket.High point of the event was the presentation of an autographed Super Eagles jersey by the coach to the minister.Nigeria currently top group L of the 2021 AFCON qualifiers with six maximum points ahead of Benin Republic, Sierra Leone and Lesotho.Tags: Gernot RohrNFFSunday Darelast_img read more