Donations being accepted for trip to national meet

Donations are being accepted to help send Rome Free Academy freshman outdoor track and field state champion Mariah Mays and teammate Dana Husband, competing in the high jump, to the National Championships in Greensboro, N.C. The meet is scheduled Thursday through Saturday.

The school district cannot fund this meet due to eligibility rules, but individuals or businesses can donate. The donations will cover hotel rooms, entry fees, food and transportation costs for Mays, Husband and RFA girls head coach Brett Couchman.

Donations can be sent to: Brett Couchman, Rome Free Academy, 95 Dart Circle Rome, N.Y., 13441.