12/2/2020 6:07:00 PM Playing disc golf in their own back yard
From left, above, Sharon Prunty, principal of Stewartville High School; Josh Light, facilities and grounds coordinator; Joanne Judge-Dietz, Olmsted County public health nurse and the county’s Statewide Health Improvement school coordinator; Tim Bestor, physical education teacher at the Middle School; Tim Malone, athletic director; and Patrick Breen, principal of Stewartville High School, all helped with the disc golf project.
Thanks in large part to the Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP), Stewartville High School and Middle School students now have an opportunity to play disc golf right in their own back yard. Tim Bestor, physical education teacher at Stewartville Middle School, applied for and secured a $2,600 SHIP grant that will pay for the nine baskets that have been strategically placed along the new disc golf course just south of the High School and Middle School. The funds will also pay for the discs students will use as they proceed around the course... For more on this story pick up your copy of the Dec. 1 Stewartville STAR.