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STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, MADISYN COLVIN

STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, MADISYN COLVIN

January 07, 2020

Congratulations to Madisyn Colvin, our Student-Athlete of the Week! Madisyn is a Junior at Ridgewood High School in Coshocton, Ohio, and is a member of the volleyball and track teams. She is a 2-year starter for the volleyball team and is the district high jump champion and a regional qualifier in track and field. In addition to being a leader on her teams, Madison is a role model for others in her school and community. She serves as the Junior Class President, is a member of the student council, a FCA leadership member, a member of Project Moore and a member of the New Pointe Community Church. Madisyn enjoys her time as a student-athlete volunteer with The 2nd & 7 Foundation as she loves to meet new elementary students and spend time reading with them. 


We are so proud of Madisyn's commitment to making a difference in her community!

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INTERNSHIP REFLECTION - JORDAN WADE

INTERNSHIP REFLECTION - JORDAN WADE

January 03, 2020

          When I first heard about the potential to become a part of an organization that works with children and has a focus on sports/athletics, I was skeptical to say the least; after all, children’s literacy and athletics have no apparent correlation. However, the moment I walked through the doors of the 2nd & 7 office the connection between the two became obvious. Amy, Janet, Ryan and Stephanie wasted no time welcoming me in as a new part of the team and explaining to me the role of the nonprofit they’re all so passionate about within the Columbus community. Over my last 15 weeks here, I was responsible for connecting with and interviewing the various student-athletes that are involved with the program and getting their thoughts on everything from why they got involved with the program, to what kind of impact they believe the foundation is having in Columbus.

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EDUCATOR SPOTLIGHT, LATA MOHAN

EDUCATOR SPOTLIGHT, LATA MOHAN

December 09, 2019

             As an educator for over 26 years, Lata Mohan has been a positive influence for many students in the Columbus City Schools. Currently, Lata teaches 2nd grade at Gables Elementary in Columbus. Our partnership with Lata began over 15 years ago when she first signed up for a visit from The 2nd & 7 Foundation through our central Ohio reading program.

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STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, ASHLEE SCOTT

STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, ASHLEE SCOTT

December 02, 2019

Ashlee Scott is our Student-Athlete of the Week! As an 11th grader at Defiance High School in Ohio, she is a member of the softball, soccer and track teams. Ashlee volunteers at various special events put on by the New Heights Educational Group. In this capacity, she shares the importance of reading and education with young readers in the Defiance area. Ashlee was nominated for her efforts in giving back to her community through volunteering, raising donations and raising awareness for various causes. She has a passion for children and giving to those less fortunate. Ashlee aspires to become an elementary school teacher. 

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TEAM SPOTLIGHT, OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY MEN'S LACROSSE

TEAM SPOTLIGHT, OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY MEN'S LACROSSE

November 25, 2019

For the Ohio State Men’s Lacrosse team, giving back to the Columbus community is a part of their foundational core. The team has been assisting The 2nd & 7 Foundation in their in-school elementary readings for many years and looks forward to continuing these efforts in the future. Madison Reid, the OSU Men's Lacrosse Director of Events, credits the team's willingness and dedication to giving back as something Nick Myers, the team's head coach, instilled in their program. Madison states “With the platform we have at Ohio State, I think it’s incredibly important to do our part in making an impact throughout the community, whether it be big or small.”

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