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From: Patricia Knott (pknott_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Oct 08 2003 - 13:17:00 PDT

Dear Friends,

When I come home from school, the first thing I do is check my mail. I found
this wonderful article on one of the many lists I receive.

A jock is a friend...

> From coach to arts booster
> By April Austin | Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor
> When William Skilling became middle school principal in Byron Center, Mich.,
> he hardly imagined himself a champion of the arts. On the contrary, admits the
> former basketball coach, until taking over in 1991 he'd never even attended a
> school arts performance...

It's a great story.