Aaron Zupka, high school athletic director, said he envisions the Varsity Club to be an “engagement group” that tutors and mentors students and brings “energy and life” to MHS alumni and the community.
He hopes the club serves as a link to the community and gives residents a feeling they can make a difference in the lives of young people.
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“Part of something great” is how he described the connection. He said the district, which is remodeling its high school and building a middle school on Breiel Boulevard — as part of its $96 million construction project — is on the verge of greatness.
“Bringing the pride back,” Zupka said.
Armstrong, who earned nine varsity letters on the football, basketball and baseball teams, said the Varsity Club also will assist with fund-raising, money that will be used to purchase equipment and fund programming.
“We all got to give back and let the young people that we are here for them,” Armstrong said. “We have a perspective on the heritage and history of Middletown athletics. We got to get the status back to where we once were.”
HOW TO GO
WHAT: Middletown High School Varsity Club meeting
WHEN: 6 p.m. Thursday
WHERE: Triple Moon Coffee, 1100 Central Ave.
MORE INFORMATION: Call Gregory Armstrong at 313-739-8796 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org; or call Athletic Director Aaron Zupka at 513-420-4515