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Millcreek School Board Approves Commitment Renewal with Erie Otters

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The Millcreek School Board voted on Monday night to renew a commitment that allows the kids of Erie Otters players to attend school in the district.

In exchange, the school district receives free and discounted otters tickets, as well as in-arena advertising and radio advertising at the Otters' cost. 

The board presented how the relationship is  financially beneficial and also addressed the non-measurable benefits.

 "It's hard to quantify the look in an elementary student's eyes, like a young boy or girl who wants to grow up and has aspirations of playing a sport," said William Hall, superintendent of Millcreek schools. "When the otters walk into our elementary buildings, the kids look up to them."

There are 13 Otter-family students who live in the district, and three who do not. All will continue their education at McDowell.

 

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