Children in classrooms without literature collections read 50% less than children in classrooms with such collections.
Source(s): International Reading Association

Blog Archive: February, 2019


STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, HEIDI MARSHALL

February 26, 2019

Heidi Marshall is our Student-Athlete of the Week. As a Softball player at Tiffin University, she understands the importance of using her platform to pay it forward. Heidi shares what she appreciates most about her volunteer experience, "I enjoyed visiting the elementary school that I attended in my hometown district. The students were eager and excited to receive the book. 2nd & 7 Foundation gives the students an opportunity to get excited about reading and learning some life lessons."

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FORMER STUDENT-ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT, JESSICA GIANNUZZI

February 18, 2019

Jessica Giannuzzi, former Ohio State student-athlete on the Synchronized Swimming team who studied Arts Management and Business, is a dear friend of the 2nd & 7 Foundation with a story we simply have to share.

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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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