Newsmaker: Jason Beisler
Noteworthy: The National Foundation for Governors' Fitness Councils honored Beisler's school, South Allegheny Middle School, for its dedication to physical fitness and the wellness of its student body. Beisler wrote a grant request, and the foundation awarded the school $100,000 worth of fitness equipment.
Residence: North Huntingdon
Occupation: Physical education teacher and part-time personal trainer.
Education: Bachelor's degree in health and physical education from the University of Pittsburgh in 1997.
Background: Graduated from South Allegheny High School in 1992 and went on to become assistant basketball coach, manager of the baseball team and the district's middle school athletic director.
Quote: “I think a lot of kids welcome (a fitness-oriented program). ... So we're trying to get our kids a good foundation moving forward.”
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