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The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

Scot Scoop News

The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

Scot Scoop News

Student Scoop Ep. 4: Funding in high school sports

Welcome back to Student Scoop! In this episode, hosts Catherine Eikelbarner and Lucy Lopshire discuss a recent surge in the debate over money allocation for sports. They discuss whether some sports are prioritized or not in terms of the funding they receive.

Guest speaker Jo Kupbens, who is in her second year as president of the Booster Board of the Booster Club, elaborates on how the Booster Club allocates money to different sports and how that process works. Kupbens ties off some misconceptions about prioritizing sports in funding and gives her opinions on the public’s opinion.

If there is a topic you want Student Scoop to cover next, contact us at [email protected] to give us your suggestions. Enjoy and see you next episode!

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About the Contributors
Catherine Eikelbarner, Podcast Producer
Catherine Eikelbarner is a senior at Carlmont High School and this will be her third and final year in the journalism program. She is extremely passionate about podcasting and focuses on advocating for mental health topics that may not be widely discussed. To check out her portfolio, click here! Twitter: @catherine_eik  
Lucy Lopshire, Podcast Producer
Lucy Lopshire is a senior at Carlmont High School. She loves researching current events and learning what's going on around her. What interests her about journalism is digging deeper into stories and finding more than just what's in the public eye. She is also very passionate about all topics surrounding mental health, and has started to create safe places in and out of school for those struggling. View her portfolio here. Twitter username: @LopshireLucy  

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Student Scoop Ep. 4: Funding in high school sports