BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae College
athletic department engaged in a number of campus beautification
projects as part of the College's bi-annual Mountain Day of Service
on Tuesday, including a complete renovation of the men's soccer
locker room and the initial construction of a Frisbee golf course
around the outskirts of campus.
Over 200 student-athletes, along with most of the coaching and
general athletic staff, participated in Mountain Day, assisting
with cleanup and other beautification projects around campus.
Twenty-two members of the women's soccer program participated in a
thorough cleaning of the athletic weight room, while also
repainting the picnic tables and bleachers on top of Bobcat Hill
overlooking Tate Field.
The men's and women's volleyball programs prepared and put in a
disc golf course around the outskirts of campus, painting posts and
course markers in addition to clearing pathways for the course
itself. The men's golf team assisted the business department in the
Pinnacle Room, sanding and staining old tables, as well as painting
and moving tables from Chafee into the Burton Science building.
The men's basketball program also repainted lines and filled in
pot holes in the parking lot in front of Williams Gym. Several
other teams assisted with general clean up in their respective
practice areas and competition sites, while the women's basketball
program participated in a beautification effort behind the Hemlock
Village residence facility.
Lees-McRae College, a four-year, co-educational liberal arts
college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church, USA, is located in
the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains of northwestern North Carolina.
Being a year-round tourist destination, the area provides the best
of a vibrant college community coupled with natural beauty and a
rich history. Please see www.lmc.edu for more information.