Lincoln High School receives Safe Sports School Award
For the Rapids City Times
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Lincoln High School is the recipient of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Safe Sports School award for its Red Raiders athletic program. The award champions safety and recognizes secondary schools that have met the recommended standards to improve safety in sports. The award reinforces the importance of providing the best level of care, injury prevention, and treatment.
“Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln High School places a high priority on Student Athlete safety. This is a combined team effort involving the WRPS District and LHS Administration, the Athletic Department along with the NATA Certified Athletic Trainer and The Marshfield Clinic Health System” said Rick Henke, LAT, ATC.
“Rick is a Wisconsin Athletic Trainers Association (WATA) Hall of Fame Athletic Trainer” said Ronald Rasmussen, principal of Lincoln High School. “LHS is honored to receive this 1st Team recognition from NATA. Our partnership with Marshfield Clinic has and will continue to benefit our student athletes. We remain committed to keeping our student athletes safe during physical education classes, team practices, and games so they can accomplish their own goals of great competition, winning records, fair sportsmanship, and good health. Our goal is to lead our athletics program to the highest safety standards for our players.”
For more information about the Safe Sports School Award, visit www.athletictrainers.org.