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Benched Ep. 3: Retired NCHSAA Associate Commissioner Rick Strunk with a historical perspective on COVID-19

Benched Ep. 3: Retired NCHSAA Associate Commissioner Rick Strunk with a historical perspective on COVID-19

Rick Strunk, the retired NCHSAA Associate Commissioner, worked for the association for 30 years. He said the association had dealt with things like hurricanes, winter storms, measles and MRSA outbreaks, and even things like war and 9/11, but COVID-19 is unprecedented. Rick offered some insight into the 1918 flu pandemic, which canceled the NCHSAA football state championships, and said he knows the NCHSAA will do its best to give the kids across North Carolina a chance to have a spring season.

Duration: 35 min

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