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The Maker of the Muscle Milk® Brand Announces Recipients of $250,000 Grant Program

Benicia, Calif.

CytoSport, Inc., one of the largest sports nutrition companies in the United States and maker of the Muscle Milk® brand, announced today the 19 high school athletic programs that will receive grants this year as part of the 2014 Muscle Milk® Recovery Grant Program.

In its third consecutive year, the program accepted applications from August through November and received more than 450 submissions from high schools in need across the country. The maker of the Muscle Milk® brand will provide a total of $250,000 in grants this year to help rebuild and revitalize the following high school athletic programs:

  • Deer High School (Deer, Ark.)
  • Duanseburg High School (Delanson, NY)
  • Evander Child’s Educational Campus (Bronx, NY)
  • Hamilton High School (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • John Muir High School (Pasadena, Calif.)
  • Laconia High School (Laconia, NH)
  • Massac County High School (Metropolis, Ill.)
  • Mattamuskeet Early College High School (Swanquarter, NC)
  • Moss Point High School (Moss Point, Miss.)
  • Mount Diablo High School (Concord, Calif.)
  • North Forrest High School (Hattiesburg, Miss.)
  • North Lawndale Prep (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Pelahatchie High School (Pelahatchie, Miss.)
  • Sacred Heart High School (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Segerstrom High School (Santa Ana, Calif.)
  • Sheffield High School (Memphis, Tenn.)
  • Wayne High School (Bicknell, Utah)
  • Western Branch High School (Chesapeake, Va.)

“The Muscle Milk Recovery Grant Program has successfully grown each year,” said Greg N. Longstreet, President and CEO of CytoSport, Inc. “High School athletic programs across the country have real needs for safe workout equipment, protective gear, uniforms and facility upgrades. We are honored that our grants assist in the development of student-athletes and provide a brighter future for schools and athletic programs across the country.”

Grants vary in the amount awarded based on each school’s requested need and will be provided to the school to fund their revitalizations as outlined in their application.

For more information on the Muscle Milk®Recovery Grant Program and its recipient athletic programs and applications, please visit Media inquiries should be directed to Brittany Cranston at 504.234.9077 or

About CytoSport, Inc.

CytoSport, Inc. is one of the largest sports nutrition companies in the United States and provides high quality nutritional products to help athletes and active lifestyle individuals achieve their peak performance potential. The company was founded in 1998 by father and son duo Greg and Mike Pickett, and operates its NSF International GMP for Sport™ registered facility at its headquarters in Benicia, Calif. The CytoSport, Inc. team is dedicated to working with sports scientists, coaches and trainers to redefine protein-enhanced products to promote workout recovery, lean muscle growth and sustained energy. CytoSport, Inc. produces a complete line of powders, shakes and bars, including the Muscle Milk® brand, an award-winning protein line used by professional athletes, collegiate athletic departments and fitness enthusiasts everywhere. CytoSport, Inc. was named 2009 Small Company of the Year at the annual Beverage Forum presented by Beverage Magazine and Beverage Marketing Corporation and was named one of CircleUp25’s 2013 most innovative companies according to Forbes. In 2014, Fast Company listed CytoSport, Inc. as one of the world’s top 10 most innovative companies in fitness.