Grant Thornton LLP Sponsorship Powers RNS Basketball Team
December 13, 2019 (Rothesay, New Brunswick) – Rothesay Netherwood School (RNS) is excited to welcome Grant Thornton LLP as the official Platinum Sponsor of the school's Prep Boys' Basketball Team. The announcement was made today during a pre-game ceremony held at the RNS Irving Gymnasium with Grant Thornton LLP leaders in attendance.
“At Grant Thornton, we believe in investing in the communities in which we work and live” said Paul Fudge, Partner and Advisory Services Leader at Grant Thornton New Brunswick, “Our hope is that this commitment will provide opportunities for the student-athletes at RNS and help them gain valuable experience that furthers their athletic abilities and development.”
The RNS Prep Boys' Basketball program is dedicated to the development and growth of Grade 10-12 student-athletes who are focused on taking their game to the next level. This sponsorship will provide assistance towards their participation in national and international competitions. Students who play basketball on the Prep Boys’ team receive an outstanding academic experience as they compete in one of the most competitive basketball leagues in North America, the National Preparatory Association.
A leading Canadian accounting and advisory firm, Grant Thornton LLP is committed to supporting the growth and development of youth in communities across the country, including across New Brunswick. This sponsorship is intended to give RNS athletes access to new opportunities and valuable experiences that they can carry forward in their future endeavours.
RNS Head of School, Paul McLellan, said “We are thrilled that Grant Thornton LLP has agreed to sponsor our Prep Boys' Basketball team. At RNS, we believe in a well-rounded education and sports and co-curriculars like basketball play a pivotal role in the development of our students. Like Grant Thornton LLP, we too work hard to contribute to our local community, and if you come out to watch this team, you will not only see incredible talent and work ethic - you will also see a commitment to teamwork, core values, and continuous improvement.”