2/3 of students who cannot read proficiently by the end of 4th grade will end up in jail or on welfare.
Source(s): National Institute for Literacy, National Center for Adult Literacy, The Literacy Company, U.S. Census Bureau

Blog Archive: February, 2019


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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