(08/19/13) - During Saturday's Health Plus Crim Festival of Races, Flint's newest high school will help motivate and hydrate runners as they push toward the finish line.
Students and staff at Powers Catholic will also take the opportunity to show off their new campus.
What was once home to the Michigan School for the Deaf is now the new site for Powers Catholic High School.
"We are so blessed, everybody is anxious and ready to be a part of this great on going tradition," said Stacey Doyle, of Flint Powers Catholic. "We are so happy to be right here in the middle of Flint."
The building sits on a prime location for the Crim Festival of Races, creating the perfect opportunity for students and staff to give back to the community while motivating runners.
"We are at the eight and a half mile marker," Doyle said. "Kind of push the runners forward and encourage them on that last leg of the race."
There will also be a water and spirit station in front of the school.
"Our high school band our students will all be here participating in the event," Doyle said.
Volunteers are still needed.
"We can put everybody to work," Doyle said.
But it won't be all work. Race Day is also the day planned to showcase the school. Community members will have an opportunity to walk through the building. The gym and cozy media center are among the tour highlights.
"It's a great opportunity to show our parents and supporters a preview of the campus ahead," Doyle said.
Tours of the new school begin at 11 Saturday morning.
If you would like to volunteer to help at Powers on race day, call 810-591-0100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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