28 Jun The Local Vibe – July
- WISHEA President and and Elkhorn Esports Head Coach, Mike Dahle, was recently recognized by NAECAD (National Association of Esports Coaches and Directors) as the 2022 National Coach of the Year! Congrats Mike on this prestigious honor.
- Read more about the award
- Carthage College esports recently launched a “Veterans Promise” grant, which is a collaboration between Carthage Admissions, financial aid and Athletics. The promote is that any U.S. Military veterans who enroll full time at Carthage College and earn a spot on the Varsity Esports team, will be given a $2,000 grant that can be used for up to four years during their time on campus. Great work leading the way by Kevin Palmer and his team!
- Read more about this grant
- If you haven’t already, make sure to check out an article published this month, on the recently formed Wisconsin R6 league! They are off to a great start and looking to continue to grow in the fall, into 2023 and beyond!
- Click Here to read the Article
- Local gamer Chris Reisner (@reis2Occasion) recently won the Milwaukee Pokemon GO regional championship, one of only 3 North American regionals! With this win, he gets a paid trip to London for the World Championship in August! Congrats to Chris and best of luck at Worlds.
- See more about Chris’s Win
- Congratulations to our monthly winners of the Screamin’ Sicilian Pizza Party Sweepstakes! As a reminder, a local team will be chosen each month to receive up to $150 in pizza and merchandise, courtesy of our partners at Palermo’s/Screamin’ Sicilian. For more details or to enter to win, click here!
- February Winner: Wisconsin Lutheran High School Esports
- March Winner: Waukesha South High School Esports (Click to see Team Picture)
- April Winner: Mount Horeb High School Esports
- May Winner: Bruce High School Esports
- June Winner: Elkhorn High School Esports
- Don’t forget, if you or someone you know is interested in learning more about IT/Esports, program partner New Horizons has a one of a kind certificate and badging program available to check out! There has been great demand for the program since the beginning of 2022, any questions, please reach out to Abbey Diedrich at New Horizons! (email@example.com)
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