J.P. MORGAN TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS WELCOMES LÉMAN MANHATTAN
Léman Manhattan Preparatory School Is 2016 Bronze Sponsor
New York, NY – January 9, 2016 – The J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions (ToC), in Grand Central Terminal’s Vanderbilt Hall from January 7 to 14, 2016, announced the addition of Léman Manhattan Preparatory School as a bronze sponsor of this year’s ToC. “Léman Manhattan and the ToC both represent global excellence,” said John Nimick, President of Squash Engine, Inc., the tournament promoter. “We are proud of ToC’s standing as a prestigious international sports championship which features all of the top ranking squash players in the world and are delighted to have Léman Manhattan, a leader in global excellence in education, partnering with us.”
The only world-class sporting event held annually in Grand Central Terminal, the ToC is celebrating its 19th year of captivating squash enthusiasts and commuters with the extraordinary athleticism and intense competitiveness of its players on the glittering four-walled glass court in the iconic New York City landmark. The championship is the largest squash spectator event in the world, drawing more than 200,000 viewers annually. A PSA World Series event, the ToC features 32 player qualifying and main draws for men and women with a total of $300,000 in prize money split equally between the men and women.
Léman Manhattan is building the next generation of courageous, critical thinkers with a globally focused curriculum including the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. Serving children from age 3 through the 12th grade, the two state-of-the-art campuses in Lower Manhattan house more than 600 students representing more than 50 countries of origin. The exceptional faculty inspires children to view the world as their classroom, with a personalized approach to education that teaches to each child’s strengths and aspirations to propel individual growth. Léman Manhattan’s unique high school boarding program – the only one of its kind in the city – with student residences on Wall Street illustrates the school’s vibrant and diverse culture.
Léman’s commitment to supporting its student athletes, including two nationally ranked squash players, is an integral part of the world-class education offered at the preparatory school.
In addition to title sponsor J.P. Morgan, the ToC’s gold sponsor, Lexington Partners, is returning for its 17th year of ToC sponsorship. Comcast NBC Universal and S&P Capital IQ are silver sponsors; the other bronze sponsors include Dunlop, Vshift, Brandix, Boast, and VoiceYou.
Main draw match play on the glass court continues through Thursday, January 14. Tickets are available online at ToCSquash.com or by calling (718) 569-0594.
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