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Athlete: Any student listed on the KSHSAA eligibility list and currently a member of an
athletic team of USD 253.

School Athletic Equipment: Athletic equipment owned and issued by USD 253.

Athletic Event: Any school-sponsored event involving two or more schools and sanctioned by KSHSAA.

Sportsmanship: Sportsmanship involves two things: first, it is skill in or devotion to sports;
second and equally important, it is a standard of conduct becoming to one
engaged in sports involving honest rivalry and graceful acceptance of results.



Emporia USD 253 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, genetic information, disability or age. Persons having inquiries may contact the school district's coordinator, Human Resources, at 1700 W 7th Ave, Emporia, KS 66801, 620-341-2330. (Refer to Board Policy GAAB)

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