Los Angeles, Ca – Today at View Park High School in a special school wide assembly in the courtyard, Sports Illustrated honored High School Athlete of the Month Presented by United States Marines – NIA Toliver. The USA Men and Women Rugby teams, SI Managing Editor Chris Stone were on hand to present the award and speak with all the kids on campus.
As you may know Toliver is a standout athlete at View Park High School, an exceptional student, a member of the first-ever U18 Girls High School American 15’s national team as well as a coach for middle schoolers through the Inner City Education Foundation’s rugby program. In case you hadn’t seen, she was profiled in the October 26th issue of Sports Illustrated on news racks know. Here is link where you can read the full story and see video of here: SI Video
One of Toliver’s role models USA Rugby Player Carlin Isle presented her with the award personal today and gave a small speech to her and school in attendance. We caught up with Toliver after the ceremony and she described today’s event in one word, “Exciting” …. “This award let’s me know working on the right track.”
The media showed up big with Mr. LA Jim Hill was on had to allow the spotlight to shine on ICEF Public Schools and the ICEF Rugby program. This program spearhead by the first American Rugby play Coach Stuart Krohn who played 1983. They have been coaching / introducing Rugby now for 14 years with this worldwide movement. This year View Park has 40 young men & 40 young women on the schools rugby teams competing.
Coach Krohn let fi360 News know that, “Great to see the spotlight on our whole program today, Nia a great athlete.” As Toliver stood today on behalf on the past, present and future View Park Rugby players. On hand to celebrate this great achievement front row and center were both her mom and dad with big smiles and glowing pride.
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