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Beech Grove, Indiana

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Matt English Foundation presents awards

Beech Grove, IN. (March 31, 2019) IBG — Center Grove senior Ben Nicoson is the first recipient of the “We before me” award from the Matt English Foundation. The first award honors Nicoson for launching and raising $22,000 with the Hoops for Haskins drive for funds donated to the Rashawn Haskins family.

Nicoson, left, is with Indianapolis mayor Joe Hogsett.

Haskins was a senior Southport High school student-athlete who was killed late last year in a traffic accident in Greenwood. The award was presented at the 73rd annual Kiwanis Indiana high school basketball state finals awards luncheon presented by Pacers Sports & Entertainment on the Southside at Primo’s.

Beech Grove Staff wins award

Two Beech Grove High School staff members Brie Fangman, BGHS teacher and cheerleader coach, and athletic director Garret Daniel, receive “We before me” awards from Angela English, widow of Matt English.

Brie Fangman, left photo Garret Daniel, right photo

The awards were presented during the annual winter sports award program. Fangman brought a BGHS chair and placed his trademarks, a hard hat and lunch pail, on the chair at each boys’ basketball road and home games.

SOURCE: The Southsider Voice