Media Advisory - Mosaic Kicks Off Welcome Week With Opening of Soccer Field at Nahed Chapman New American Academy

Gateway Welcome Project Kicks Off Immigrant Welcome Week With a Big Assist from the St. Louis Construction Industry

More than $200,000 Raised to Build

Immigrant/Refugee Student Soccer Field

Builders Donate Services to Build Field, Shelter and More

 Field Dedication

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 1 p.m.

Nahed Chapman New American Academy

1530 S. Grand Ave.

What: The universal language of soccer is now infused in PE programs at Nahed Chapman New American Academy (NCNAA), a St. Louis Public Schools K-10 facility with 370 students from 27 countries, speaking 18 languages.  A new artificial surface soccer field will be dedicated at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016.  It was built through a fundraiser by the Gateway Welcome Project and donated services from the St. Louis construction industry, mobilized by Construction Forum St. Louis.  More than $200,000 was raised to create the field, a custom-designed shelter area and landscaping.  

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