La Crescent-Hokah High School receives national award for safe sports program
LA CRESCENT, Minn (WXOW) – La Crescent-Hokah High School is receiving some national recognition for efforts to keep student-athletes safe.
La Crescent-Hokah High School is a 1st Team recipient of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s Safe Sport School awards. The award recognizes schools throughout the country that go above and beyond to enact procedures that provide a safe environment for students who play sports.
Staff members at La Crescent-Hokah said that this accolade highlights all the hard work that they put into the Lancer athletic program.
“We have great coaches. We have people that legitimately care about our student-athletes. There is camaraderie that comes with being part of a team and being successful. You learn how to be a teammate, how to problem solve and how to work together. It’s a great all-around experience for our students, and that is something that we plan on continuing,” said Josh Mallicoat, the assistant principal and athletic director at La Crescent-Hokah High School.
There are approximately 200 student-athletes at La Crescent-Hokah High School.