Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

Email Nets Gear for School Team

Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

Email Nets Gear for School Team

Article excerpt

IT'S a slam dunk for Cody Hampson as he takes out this week's Park Beach Plaza Shop for Coffs Coast Schools Student of the Week award.

The Year 5 Sandy Beach Public School student sent an email asking:

"My teacher Mrs McNab has started a basketball team for Year 5/6 students this year. We will play in Coffs Harbour on a Saturday and train after school on Thursday. I am really excited. I love basketball. It would be great to have some basketballs to train with, I'm not sure how many are in my team but I can ask my teacher. One of the player's dad will be coaching, I would like to get him a whistle and a clipboard please. If you can help that would be great. If I can win this for my team and coach I will buy Mrs McNab a card to say thank you out of my allowance so she gets something too. Thank you very much."

This simple request got the attention of the Park Beach Plaza team and earlier this week Cody's wish was granted when centre manager Lorenz Beckett visited Sandy Beach Public School. …

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