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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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STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, BECCA LUFT

STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, BECCA LUFT

November 18, 2019

Congratulations to Becca Luft, our Student-Athlete of the Week! Becca is a senior at Ohio State University and a member of the swimming program. She is majoring in neuroscience and plans to attend medical school following graduation. Becca's career honors include Academic All-Big Ten (18, 19) and Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (17, 18, 19).

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STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, KYLE AYISI

STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, KYLE AYISI

November 04, 2019

Kyle Ayisi is our Student-Athlete of the Week! Kyle is a senior in high school and is a member of the Pickerington Central Varsity Volleyball team. He is also a member of the high school band and chorale. As the National Honor Society President, Student Council President and a member of the high school peer leadership group titled Sunny Side Up, Kyle is a positive influence to his peers. He has been on the high honor roll since the seventh grade and is described by his teachers as a very conscientious student with a big heart. "Kyle is constantly giving back to others and is a perfect role model for other young men." Through The 2nd & 7 Foundation's outreach, Kyle enjoys being able to connect with second graders and loves to make a difference in his community. 

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STUDENT-ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT, BOBBY SMITH

STUDENT-ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT, BOBBY SMITH

October 28, 2019

Congratulations to Bobby Smith, our Student-Athlete of the Week! Bobby is a senior at Hilliard Davidson High school and plays defensive tackle for the Hilliard Davidson Wildcats football team. He was nominated by his coaches as "he's the heart and soul of our team." Recently, Bobby suffered a season-ending injury by tearing his ACL. This injury hasn't swayed Bobby's commitment to supporting his team and his community. In his second year of volunteering with The 2nd & 7 Foundation's outreach, Bobby shares, "I really enjoy reading to the students at Avery Elementary because the Hog Mollies books always portray a great lesson and something everyone can hear and learn from."

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