Central Elementary gets donation from UDGC

Tom Cloer, Paige Bowers, Mindy Bolin and Bryan Schaupp stand in front of one of the new portable disc golf baskets Central Elementary recently received.

CENTRAL — On Thursday, Central Elementary received more than [cointent_lockedcontent]$1,000 in disc golf equipment from the Upstate Disc Golf Club.

Bryan Schaupp, a member of the Upstate Disc Golf Club, and Tom Cloer, assistant administrator for the Town of Central, presented the equipment to PE teacher Mindy Bolin.

The donation included three portable disc golf baskets, mini discs, two different weight discs, various Frisbees, an instructional book and DVD to help Bolin teach the students of Central Elementary how to play disc golf.

The donation is very special to Central Elementary due to the significance of disc golf in the Town of Central.

Central is home to The Grand Central Station Disc Golf Course. The course is currently the longest public disc golf course in the state of South Carolina. Through the donation, Central Elementary hopes to instill a love of disc golf in students while helping to keep them on track for a healthier future.[/cointent_lockedcontent]