Mustang Messenger - Winter 2016
In this issue Businesses wanted for new program Page 5 Musician to perform on national stage Page 6 District readies for 1:World Page 9 mustang THE WINTER 2016 MESSENGER BROADENING From the addition of THE SCOPE a competitive rifle team to hands-on career exploration opportunities, the Governor Mifflin School District has its sights set on engaging students like never before. As the world turned its eyes toward Rio for the 2016 Summer Olympics, one of the milestones happened early as a 19-year-old from West Virginia University snagged the first gold medal for Team U.S.A. in the women’s 10-meter air rifle event. “We could have the next Olympic shooter in our midst, but would never know,” said John Yount, Governor Mifflin Director of Safe Schools. Yount was the driving force behind the grant that helped provide equipment for a new district rifle team. He will serve as coach for the inaugural season this winter along with assistant coach Holly Jo Torres. On the surface, the addition of a new athletic team is exciting, but it’s also right on target Continued on page 4 Members of the newly-formed Governor Mifflin Rifle Team will compete against other area schools during the winter sports season.