Lethbridge Powersoccer Program making an impact

A University of Lethbridge student has started the Lethbridge Powersoccer Program. It helps those with physical disabilities become more involved in the culture and recreation of soccer and sports. The program currently has 10 members in the group with more interested. The Alberta Cerebral Palsy Sports Association has also given funding to cover the cost of gym rental and bumpers for the powerchairs. BCN’s Micah Quinn chatted with Chase Petruska about his research at the U of L and the touching reason why he wanted to start the program.

Micah Quinn

After graduating from Mount Royal University in Calgary with a Broadcasting Diploma, Micah made the trek down to Lethbridge to work for Bridge City News. He has previously worked at City TV Calgary on the Breakfast Television morning show. He looks forward to connecting with this community, and reaching a new audience. Micah has a passion for interviewing and finding out why people think the way they do. You’ll often find him pursuing local feature stories and hard news.

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