Former KNX Hero Karen Armstrong helps students get active after year of COVID-19
Hundreds of thousands of students in Southern California spent last summer under tight health restrictions, due to COVID. But things are different now. We check in with a former KNX "Helpful Honda" Hero of the Week, who's preparing kids in Santa Ana for a summer of activity!
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Santa Ana — The SAUSD Board of Education this week recognized the Kevin Armstrong Memorial Sports Foundation for its contribution toward SAUSD's athletic programs and promoting student wellness. SAUSD has enjoyed a strong partnership with the Foundation for years. Through this partnership, the Foundation supports the RunStrong program as well as general wellness within the District's intramural sports programs.
Karen Armstrong talking about her brother, Kevin L. Armstrong, M.D. at the Princeton Club of New York dinner commemorating his remarkable life and contributions.
Santa Ana — The Irvine Public School Foundation awarded Dr. Kevin L. Armstrong the Spirit of Excellence Award in Leadership at their annual Gala on September 27, 2014. We would like to thank them for this wonderful honor. In addition, they named an annual scholarship in Kevin's name in partnership with NFL Hall of Famer, Warren Moon and his company, Sports 1 Marketing. This is a beautiful tribute to Kevin and we thank all of you for helping us to keep his memory and legacy alive, especially the Board members of the Kevin Armstrong MD Memorial Sports Foundation and the coaches, volunteers, donors and sponsors who support the work that we do for the student athletes in Santa Ana. To view photos and the press release, click Read more.
Santa Ana Unified School District has named the Carr Intermediate School gymnasium in honor of former student and late physician Dr. Kevin Armstrong. Armstrong died in 2005 at the age of 39 from a rare heart condition. He attended Diamond Elementary School and was valedictorian at Carr in 1979. After earning his medical degree and becoming established, Armstrong gave back to the community by becoming a volunteer physician at district high school football games. For a message from the family, click Read more.
Kevin L. Armstrong, M.D. was honored by friends, family and community leaders at this event where we dedicated a bench in his honor. Click images to view larger.
SANTA ANA - Several hundred Santa Ana Unified intermediate school students from across the city recently put their talents to the test in the annual all city track and field event which included various competitive games including sprinting, shot put, long jump, and other field events. Hosted by Segerstrom High School, the games were sponsored by Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD), the City of Santa Ana Parks and Recreation, and the Kevin Armstrong M.D. Memorial Sports Foundation. Track & Field U.S. Olympian McClinton Neal, (1992 Barcelona
Summer Games) who spoke during the opening ceremonies of the Santa
Ana All-City Field and Track Meet on behalf of the Kevin Armstrong,
M.D. Memorial Sports Foundation met with 7th and 8th Graders
from McFadden Intermediate School.
The nonprofit Kevin L. Armstrong M.D. Memorial Sports Foundation creates opportunities for at-risk students to reach their full potential academically and athletically. Our RunStrong programs help kids succeed in life. Get involved!
"Thank you for helping me to follow my dreams of running with the Foundation. The Foundation is helping new athletes emerge and maybe you will not only see them run in races, but in the Olympics". - Kenia DelaCruz, Carr Intermediate School