ST. LOUISANS INVITED TO TAKE PART IN ANNUAL TRADITION OF RUNNING THE 1904 OLYMPIC STADIUM TRACK WITH JJK AND AREA OLYMPIANS
ST. LOUIS – May 23, 2022 – The Olympic Day tradition in St. Louis continues. On *Wednesday, June 22, participants of all ages are invited to join six-time Olympic Medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee in running or walking the track at Francis Olympic Field on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis, site of the 1904 Olympic Games. The Olympic Day celebration is from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. and is organized by the St. Louis Sports Commission.
ORGANIZATION AWARDS $25,000 TO SEVEN AREA STUDENTS FOR EXEMPLIFYING CLASS AND CHARACTER ON THE PLAYING FIELD
ST. LOUIS – May 17, 2022 – Gus Tettamble, Anyi Sun, Taylor Brown, Matthew Clark, Chloe Rhine, Ryan Ulm, and Tyron Woodley, Jr., are the recipients of the 2022 Carl Fricks Sportsmanship Scholarships. The scholarships are awarded by the St. Louis Sports Commission’s young professionals group – the Sports Commission Associates – and recognize high school seniors from the region who embody outstanding sportsmanship. The seven students were selected by the Associates’ scholarship committee, which reviewed nominations from throughout the St. Louis area.