Athletic Staff Uses Volunteer Work Day to Prepare for 2010-2011
Jul 30, 2010
BANNER ELK, N.C. -- As over 150 volunteers gathered at
Lees-McRae's MacDonald Dining Hall to take part in Lees-McRae's
Volunteer Work Day to prepare residence hall rooms, classrooms and
offices for the 2010-2011 academic year, the Bobcat athletic staff
gathered to prepare Williams Gymnasium and the surrounding athletic
The staff picked up trash, removed unused equipment from the
practice fields, cleaned the pole vault, high jump, discus and shot
put areas of the Arthur, Laurentsen and Sanders Track and Field
Complex and painted the front office to Williams Gymnasium.
"What a great opportunity for us to further enhance our
facilities as we prepare for the 2010-2011 year,"Athletic Director
Craig McPhail said. "I am proud of our staff and college for being
such community servants to such a great cause. Our young people
will see immediately this is a special place."
Lees-McRae President, Barry Buxton, called the Volunteer Day an
"We owe the success of the day to our dedicated volunteers and
sponsors," said President Buxton. "It was certainly a group effort.
Several volunteers asked when we would do Volunteer Day again! We
really appreciate all of the hard work."
The school and staff prepare for New Student Move-in Day on
August 14th, while fall sports teams will have their teams move in
on August 12th and start their respective preseasons on August