This 5K run/walk through the Village of New Richmond, is to raise money to benefit the athletic scholarship at New Richmond High School in Nick's name.
*** AGES 11 AND UNDER *** REGISTRATION NOT REQUIRED *** WILL NOT RECEIVE BIB NUMBER ***
**ALL REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE 1 RAFFLE TICKET FOR RAFFLE ITEMS!!** ADDITIONAL RAFFLE TICKETS MAY BE PURCHASED ON RACE DAY
Race day registration available for $35.
Race begins promptly at 8:30AM. Start and finish line are on Main Street behind the New Richmond Village School.
Scholarship Criteria and Information:
1.New Richmond High School graduating senior.
2.Evidence of acceptance to a trade school or any 2 or 4-year institution of higher learning.
3.Applicant must have earned at least one varsity letter in at least one sport.
Nick Wilson graduated from New Richmond High School in 2009. He was an exceptional athlete participating in football, basketball, baseball and track. Nick was a member of Freshman Chorus and a three year member of the Troubadors. After high school he went on to graduate with honors from Nashville Auto Diesel College as a mechanic with heavy equipment emphasis.
Nick passed away suddenly on December 24, 2013, in an automobile accident, at the age of 23.
Nick underwent brain surgery at the age of 4 years old, which brought on many obstacles in his educational career. He learned life is full of challenges and was able to adapt and overcome those obstacles by meeting his struggles head on. Nick loved life, his family, chosen family and friends. He encouraged everyone to live life, every day, to the fullest, to enjoy making memories with those you love and most of all, no matter what remember “it’ll be alright”.
This scholarship shall be awarded to a student athlete.