|By PR Newswire||
|December 21, 2012 08:58 PM EST||
GREENEVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Strong Heritage Financial Group has agreed to become Title Sponsor of the Greeneville Invitational Tournament (GIT). The substantial sponsorship provides much needed funding for Greeneville's exceptionally successful wrestling program.
The Strong Heritage Greeneville Invitational Tournament (SHGIT) is Northeast Tennessee's premier wrestling tournament. Participation is by team invitation only and includes the best wrestling teams in East Tennessee, as well as top teams from across the state. Nationally competitive teams have also participated in past tournaments.
Greeneville wrestling includes the Greeneville Takedown Club (Ages 5-10, Head Coach Todd King), Greeneville Middle School (Grades 6 - 8, Head Coach Jason Shelton), and Greeneville High School (Grades 9 - 12 Head Coach Randy Shelton).
Greeneville High School (GHS) is the defending District & Conference Champions. GHS has been District Champions 19 times since 1982 and Conference Champions 16 times during the same period. The team has consistently dominated Tennessee District 1 AA wrestling for several consecutive years and often fields individual wrestlers in the Tennessee State Finals. The team is 15-3 this season and once again looks to be Conference champs and field individual wrestlers at the Tennessee State Finals in Chattanooga February 14-17, 2013.
The Greeneville Middle School Strong Heritage Greeneville Invitational Tournament will be held January 26, 2013. The tournament includes both Varsity & Junior Varsity teams from 15-20 schools and is attended by an estimated 1,800 people. The tournament is organized by Greeneville Middle School Head Wrestling Coach Jason Shelton.
The Greeneville High School Strong Heritage Greeneville Invitational Tournament will be held January 5, 2013. The tournament will include Varsity teams from 19 schools and is attended by an estimated 750 people. The tournament is organized by Greeneville High School Head Wrestling Coach Randy Shelton.
"Greeneville is a great community with wonderful kids and a strong tradition of competitive wrestling. We are proud to be a part of this community and excited to be able to help carry-on & strengthen our children's championship wrestling program. We hope that this is the beginning of a long-term relationship that greatly benefits Greeneville athletics.", said Steven L. Dick, CEO of Strong Heritage Financial Group.
Coach Jason Shelton had this to say, "Greeneville Wrestling has always been a part of my life. I learned everything I know from Coach Hollowell and Coach Mann. I look forward to teaching what I know to the youth of Greeneville. I hope that I can teach our youth the fundamentals and at the same time respect for themselves and respect for the tradition of Greeneville Wrestling. I hope that when they grow up they can look back and realize that this was one of the best times of their lives. I hope they end up looking back and having the same feelings that I have toward Greeneville Wrestling and the coaches they had.".
Coach Randy Shelton said this, "Greeneville Wrestling is excited to have Strong Heritage Financial Group on board as our title sponsor. Strong Heritage is committed to building relationships and setting goals …. The same two ideals that it takes to build a successful wrestling program.".
Randy & Jason Shelton are brothers who both participated in competitive wrestling for Greeneville High School. Randy competed 1986-1990, qualified for state finals 2 times, and took 4th place statewide at 145lb. GHS held both District & Conference titles for 3 years during Randy's high school wrestling career. Jason competed 1989-1993, qualifying for state finals 3 times, and being named to the Tennessee All State Team. GHS held both District & Conference titles for all 4 years of Jason's high school wrestling career. Randy and Jason both finished their wrestling careers with over 100 wins each.
Strong Heritage Financial Group is a full-service independent firm headquartered in Greeneville, TN. Using straightforward financial management, our wealth managers specialize in multi-generational financial planning & wealth management for high net-worth families, trusts, executives, small business owners, & entrepreneurs. Strong Heritage Financial Group may be contacted by telephone at 423-636-1800 or by e-mail at [email protected]. The firm's web-site is www.strongheritage.com. Securities offered through Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC.
Raymond James Financial is a Florida-based diversified holding company providing financial services to individuals, corporations and municipalities through its subsidiary companies. Its four principal wholly owned broker/dealers, Raymond James & Associates, Raymond James Financial Services, Morgan Keegan & Co., Inc. (branded as Raymond James | Morgan Keegan) and Raymond James Ltd., has more than 6,300 financial advisors serving 2.4 million accounts in more than 2,600 locations throughout the United States, Canada and overseas. Total client assets under administration are approximately $388 billion. Raymond James Media Relations may be contacted by telephone at 727-567-2824 or by e-mail at [email protected]. The company's web-site is www.raymondjames.com.
Both Greeneville Middle School and Greeneville High School are part of the Greeneville City School System. The Greeneville City School System has a vision "to provide a world-class education for all students." The system is committed to educating all students to be successful in a global society by providing excellence in educators, programs, and environment. The Greeneville City School System consists of four elementary schools, one middle school and one high school serving approximately 2750 students. The system also serves as the fiscal agent for the Greeneville/Greene County Center for Technology, which provides technology education classes for students in all county high schools.
Media Contact: Steven Dick, Strong Heritage Financial Group, 423-636-1800, [email protected]
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