LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The John Schnatter Foundation is donating $500,000 to renovate Jeffersonville High School's baseball field.

Greater Clark County Schools announced the donation Tuesday. The money will go toward a new turf infield on the school's Don Poole Field as well as a new outfield fence. The stadium will be named John H. Schnatter Stadium. 

Schnatter, who founded Papa John's, played on the baseball team when he was a student at Jeffersonville and said he developed many long-lasting relationships on the field.

He said he's excited to give the next generation a facility to learn some of those same lessons he did.

The school's principal, Julie Straight, thanked Schnatter and the foundation, saying it will take the facility to the next level.

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