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ATHLETIC INSURANCE


Athletic injury insurance is provided to all Student Athletes, participating in any school sponsored sports, starting in the 7th grade and continuing through the 12th grade.
 

 

PARENT PAID ACCIDENT INSURANCE

Playgrounds are a place of fun and excitement where children can physically challenge themselves and make new friends, but they also present risks and dangers. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year hospital emergency rooms treat more than 200,000 children age fourteen and younger for playground-related injuries. Of those playground injuries, the vast majority occur at schools and day care facilities. 
 
Although reasonable precautions are undertaken by the NHCS, it is inevitable that accidents happen. The NHCS is not automatically responsible for the medical bills of injured students. 
 
Parents do have the option of buying low cost accident insurance for their children. There are a variety of choices in the amount of the coverage and  the prices. The lowest price plan is just $9.00 for the whole school year. 
 
Any questions regarding these plans maybe be referred to: 
 
Lisa Cherry
McGriff - Commercial Lines
1111 Military Cutoff Road, suite 221
Wilmington, NC 28405
Phone: 910-332-4695
Fax: 877-297-1096
Email: LCherry@McGriff.com
Website: McGriff.com
 

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