Friday, December 14, 2012
The Dec. 15 series will feature match-ups between the varsity boys and girls basketball squads of L'Anse Creuse, L'Anse Creuse North, Cardinal Mooney and Richmond high schools.
As an educator and coach, former L’Anse Creuse High School North Principal Dave Jackson was a strong supporter of students. Although Jackson passed away last February, his memory and unwavering support promises to live on through a scholarship fund established in his name. “I think anyone you talk to will tell you about his great character,” said LCN varsity boys basketball coach Jay Seletsky. “He walked the walk, got his hands dirty and supported everybody. His impact was bigger than even education as a whole. Whoever he came into contact with, he tried to make them better.” In an effort to honor Jackson’s memory and continue his work, L’Anse Creuse North, in association with L’Anse Creuse High School, Cardinal Mooney and Richmond High …
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
The memory of Dave Jackson will live on in Crusader Nation, specifically in the newly renamed Jackson Gymnasium.
The L'Anse Creuse High School North community lost a beloved principal and coach with the passing of Dave Jackson last year, but the school has found a way to ensure the man who touched so many lives in the classroom and on the court is never forgotten. In honor of Jackson and his years of service to L'Anse Creuse education and athletics, the LCN high school gym has been renamed the Jackson Gymnasium. "What a great tribute to a great man that was loved by so many," wrote Robin Lewandowski-Kelly on The North Star's Facebook page. "What a wonderful way to honor a wonderful man!" echoed Karen Minnella Nelson. Jackson, who most recently served as the L'Anse Creuse district's athletic supervisor, passed away Feb. 12 after suffering a heart …
Friday, February 17, 2012
L'Anse Creuse High School North will host a series of events Friday and Saturday to honor the school's late former principal, Dave Jackson.
"One of the greatest men I had the honor to know" ... "an incredible individual" ... "one-of-a-kind" ... "a person who 'walked what he talked'" and "a legend" have all been phrases used by friends, family and students to describe the late Dave Jackson, who passed away from a heart attack Sunday. As news of the former L'Anse Creuse High School North principal's death spread, many in the community took to Patch, Facebook and Twitter to share memories of the man they loved and respected in equal measures. Some comments recalled his school spirit, while others told of his infectious laugh and commanding presence in the halls. All remembered the unfailing compassion and support he gave each and every one of his students. Today and Saturday, the…
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
The new scholarship will be open to student athletes from Cardinal Mooney, L'Anse Creuse High School, L'Anse Creuse High School North and Richmond High School.
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Wednesday, February 15, 2012
The news of former L'Anse Creuse High School North principal Dave Jackson's death earlier this week shocked and saddened many in the local community. Now, friends of Jackson are establishing a memorial scholarship fund in his honor to ensure that the former coach's love and support of local athletes continues for many years to come. "This week we have lost a dear friend," wrote Rick Hawk. "There are so many of us have been touched by knowing Dave Jackson and we will all miss him dearly. It is in times like this that we feel the need to do something but we are unsure of what we can do. It is for that reason that myself, Jay Seletsky and John Haas have set up a memorial scholarship fund in Dave's Honor." The scholarship will be open to …
Monday, February 13, 2012
Students, alumni and others took to Twitter to share their memories of Dave Jackson, the former principal at L'Anse Creuse North who died on Sunday.
When news broke that former L'Anse Creuse North principal Dave Jackson had died on Sunday, many people took to social media, particularly Twitter, to share their memories of the man. Many people used the Twitter hashtag #crusadernation to remember Jackson. Patch created a Storify to collect some of those online rememberances.
Dave Jackson was a longtime principal, coach and resident of Macomb County.
Recently retired principal and current district athletic supervisor, Dave Jackson, passed away this weekend. L'Anse Creuse Public Schools confirms Jackson died of an apparent heart attack Sunday while working out at his home in Macomb Township. Jackson, who retired as principal of LCN last year, continued to serve the L'Anse Creuse school district as the supervisor of middle and high school athletics. Students, friends and co-workers of Jackson have taken to Facebook and Twitter to mourn the passing of their principal, coach and neighbor. "Very sad day for LCPS," wrote L.c. Boosters on Facebook. "Dave Jackson has passed. Dave was currently the Athletic Director for L'Anse Creuse. In the past Dave held a number of positions in the district …