Almost 50% of Ohio's children live under the poverty level and receive free and/or reduced lunches.
Source(s): National Institute for Literacy, National Center for Adult Literacy, The Literacy Company, U.S. Census Bureau

Blog Archive: January, 2018


January 31, 2018

Zoltan Hartmus, a senior at Upper Arlington High School, is our student-athlete of the week. Zoltan plays football, lacrosse, and ice hockey. Not only is he an excellent three-sport athlete, but he has a passion for paying it forward and is extremely involved in his community. For example, Zoltan is involved in the Cloud Nine Cure, which is a club created to benefit the hematology/oncology clinic at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. In addition, he is a leader when it comes to The 2nd & 7 Foundation by serving as the coordinator of the student-athlete readers who visit the children in the Upper Arlington elementary schools. 

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January 23, 2018

Megan Kelly, a sophomore on the volleyball team at Kings High School in Ohio is our student-athlete of the week. Megan is a two-time varsity letterwinner and is on the Kings Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. Her passion for paying it forward and doing the right thing is evident in the impact that she is already making on her community.  One of her favorite ways to make a difference is through The 2nd & 7 Foundation. If she is not playing her sport or participating in community service opportunities you can find Megan on the ski slopes!

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