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STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, SYDNEY THOM

February 11, 2019

Congratulations to Sydney Thom, our Student-Athlete of the Week! Sydney is a senior at Perkins High School in Sandusky, Ohio, and is a member of the varsity basketball team. Sydney helped to establish our reading program in her area and is excited to see the program blossom. She is a member of the National Honor Society and various other organizations at her high school. Sydney has a 4.1 GPA and will be attending The Ohio State University following graduation, majoring in early childhood education.

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STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, EMORY LYNDON

February 04, 2019

Emory Lyndon is our Student-Athlete of the Week! Emory is a Junior at Guilford College in Greensboro, NC, and is a member of the football team. He has been involved with The 2nd & 7 Foundation's outreach for 2 years.  Emory shares, "I like giving back to the community and the kids. I like being able to do something that the kids look forward to."

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SPOTLIGHT PROGRAM, KINGS LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

January 30, 2019

KINGS RISING

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STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, ALLIE MILLER

January 28, 2019

We are excited to feature Allie Miller, our Student-Athlete of the Week! Allie is a senior at Tiffin University and a member of the Women's Basketball program. She is majoring in Middle School Education and has been involved in the 2nd & 7 outreach for 2 years. Allie shares what she loves most about her experience, "being able to interact with the kids, their faces light up when you walk in and start reading. It is amazing to see that they connect the story to their own lives and they understand the lessons and want to grow as readers."

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STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, DREW ENGLE

January 21, 2019

We are proud to feature Drew Engle as our Student-Athlete of the Week! Drew is a senior at Clearview High School in Lorain, Ohio, and is a member of the varsity football team. He has been involved with The 2nd & 7 Foundation for 2 years and began the reading program in his community by coordinating the efforts between the high school athletes and elementary school. As a scholar athlete, Drew has a 4.1 GPA and is a member of the National Honor Society. Drew has served as a class Vice President for 3 years, was voted Homecoming King and has also served as a Camp Invention volunteer and Mary Lee Tucker Clothe a Child volunteer. Currently, Drew is organizing a "Prom with Mom" at Clearview and is donating all proceeds to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in honor of his late uncle who recently passed away. Drew has won many football awards, including: All-County, All-Conference, All-District, All-Ohio and is Clearview's all time leading rusher record holder. 

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