By Athletic Director Gregory Sirico
The Warwick School District Athletics Department accepted a generous $6,000 donation to Warwick athletics as part of the Leo Kaytes supported Ford Drive 4 UR School Program. Every test drive taken the week of Homecoming resulted in a donation from the Ford Motor Company.
Leo Kaytes, of Warwick, and specifically Leslie Culkin and Leo Kaytes Jr. spearheaded the effort to support the Warwick schools. This partnership is in its tenth year and the Warwick School District and Warwick athletics is greatly appreciative of the support received from Warwick’s Leo Kaytes Ford Dealership.
Athletics Office Manager Heidi Thonus organized the districts efforts and has been a champion to this cause. The money has and will be spent on various athletic items that benefit the School District. Warwick Athletics uses the money for various projects including Fitness Center Improvements, End of Season Awards Banquet, and contributed toward a utility vehicle to be used at Cross Country Course and shared with Athletic Trainer.
Teams that participated also received additional money to purchase supplies. The fundraising effort was extended to extra–curricular clubs such as Interact, Crew Club, Athletic Trainer Club and Performance Groups. Thank you to Ford Motor Company and Leo Kaytes Ford for their continued support of Warwick schools.