Legacy of former Fern Creek High School basketball star lives on after his death

A new basketball camp in Louisville is helping the legacy of a former Fern Creek basketball star live on.On Sunday, the DELTA Foundation Inc. in the Portland neighborhood played host to the first ever Ahmad Price basketball camp.Twenty-two-year-old Ahmad Price unexpectedly lost his life two weeks ago. According to his family, it was a tragic accident. The Clark Co. The coroner is still determining the cause of death. “When the tragedy happened,” said Wes Hinton, Founder of DELTA Foundation. “It was a no-brainer for us to get with the Price family and try to do something special.”For Hinton, that meant opening his gym Sunday.”I know this means more to my brother than anything he could’ve done here with us,” said Juan Price, Ahmad’s brother. “The ability to give back while not being here in flesh. This is a big deal, this is bigger than basketball.”According to Juan Price, the camp was not just about teaching kids how to score on the court.”With the money we are raising here today, we are going to create a scholarship,” said Price. “We are going to be able to help a kid live their dreams out, or pursue something that’s outside of basketball.”Price said it will be called Ahmad Price Scholarship and graduating high school seniors at his brother’s alma mater Fern Creek High School will be eligible to apply.”It was the family that had this whole idea,” said Hinton. “We said ‘the proceeds will go to you’ and they said ‘no we want to build something special, he would want a legacy built’.. We feel like the best way to do that is to help the next generation obtain their goals by providing the resources to go to college.”The event was able to raise more than $5,000.The camp was for kids ages 7-14.The family said because it was so successful, they might make it a weekend long camp next year.

A new basketball camp in Louisville is helping the legacy of a former Fern Creek basketball star live on.

On Sunday, the DELTA Foundation Inc. in the Portland neighborhood played host to the first ever Ahmad Price basketball camp.

Twenty-two-year-old Ahmad Price unexpectedly lost his life two weeks ago. According to his family, it was a tragic accident. The Clark Co. The coroner is still determining the cause of death.

“When the tragedy happened,” said Wes Hinton, Founder of DELTA Foundation. “It was a no-brainer for us to get with the Price family and try to do something special.”

For Hinton, that meant opening his gym Sunday.

“I know this means more to my brother than anything he could’ve done here with us,” said Juan Price, Ahmad’s brother. “The ability to give back while not being here in flesh. This is a big deal, this is bigger than basketball.”

According to Juan Price, the camp was not just about teaching kids how to score on the court.

“With the money we are raising here today, we are going to create a scholarship,” said Price. “We are going to be able to help a kid live their dreams out, or pursue something that’s outside of basketball.”

Price said it will be called Ahmad Price Scholarship and graduating high school seniors at his brother’s alma mater Fern Creek High School will be eligible to apply.

“It was the family that had this whole idea,” said Hinton. “We said ‘the proceeds will go to you’ and they said ‘no we want to build something special, he would want a legacy built’.. We feel like the best way to do that is to help the next generation obtain their goals by providing the resources to go to college.”

The event was able to raise more than $5,000.

The camp was for kids ages 7-14.

The family said because it was so successful, they might make it a weekend long camp next year.

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