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Pictured, front from left, Danny Arnold, Jack Emmerling, Eddie Reece, Alex Anderson, Brendan Daley, and Noah Bailey; back, Sam Gerard, John Knutson, Michael Wirth, Sam Borchart, Maggie Barker and Tyler Miller. Submitted photo.

Local businessman John Knutson has been the Junior Achievement volunteer in Lisa Dumont’s fourth-grade class at Saint Patrick School.

Through the (JA) program, Knutson has been teaching students about entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurs use resources to produce goods and services in a region.

For their final lesson, Knutson invited the students to visit the company he co-owns with JW Matheson, Catalyst Sports. Students toured the facilities, learned a little about sports medicine and physical therapy. They also had their last JA lesson, received JA graduation certificates, and some Catalyst sports bags.

Pictured, front from left, Danny Arnold, Jack Emmerling, Eddie Reece, Alex Anderson, Brendan Daley, and Noah Bailey; back, Sam Gerard, John Knutson, Michael Wirth, Sam Borchart, Maggie Barker and Tyler Miller.

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