**Media Advisory** Sen. Zorn, Let Them Play leaders available after Senate committee hearing on high school sports resolution

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Dale Zorn, Let Them Play founder Jayme McElvany, a local superintendent and a local student athlete will be available for questions Thursday after testifying before the Senate Education and Career Readiness Committee in support of Zorn’s resolution urging the governor to allow winter high school contact sports to be played.

Who:
Sen. Dale Zorn, R-Ida;
Jayme McElvany, founder of Let Them Play;
Stacy Johnson, superintendent of Britton Deerfield Schools; and
Nico Johnson, student-athlete at Britton Deerfield High School.

What:
A media availability to hear from education leaders and student athletes about the importance of lifting the suspension of winter high school contact sports and allowing them to resume play immediately.

When:
Immediately following the committee hearing, which starts at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28.

Where:
Michigan Capitol
Room 403
100 S. Capitol Ave.
Lansing

Brief:
A current order by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services extends the suspension of organized school and youth sports until at least Sunday, Feb. 21.

Senate Resolution 7 urges Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services to lift the suspension on winter high school contact sports and allow play to resume immediately.

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