New York Elementary Wins Kansas Athletics Elementary School Challenge

March 4, 2008

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas Athletics would like to congratulate New York Elementary School for winning the Kansas Athletics Elementary School Challenge. Principal Nancy DeGarmo along with her students and staff will be recognized at the Kansas Women’s Basketball Game versus Kansas State on Wednesday, March 5. New York will also receive an all school assembly hosted by Kansas Athletics later this year in celebration of their victory.

The Elementary School Challenge was a competition between the 15 elementary schools in the Lawrence School District. Every student and staff member from these schools was admitted free of charge to the first 7 Big 12 Conference women’s basketball games in Allen Fieldhouse. New York Elementary School students had the highest percentage of their enrollment attend these games.

For winning the Elementary School Challenge all New York students and staff members will receive complimentary admission to the women’s basketball game on Wednesday, March 5 when the Jayhawks take on Kansas State at 7 p.m. on Senior Night. For additional ticket information please call 800-34-HAWKS or go online to