Genesee Community College Awards Scholarships to Local Youths for Wellness Camp

Genesee Community College recently awarded 11 local youths with a full scholarship to attend the Genesee Sport and Wellness Experience during July 12-23. The Sport and Wellness Experience is geared toward middle school aged-students and takes place at the Batavia Campus.

Genesee Community College recently awarded 11 local youths with a full scholarship to attend the Genesee Sport and Wellness Experience during July 12-23. The Sport and Wellness Experience is geared toward middle school aged-students and takes place at the Batavia Campus. The scholarship winners were nominated based on character, initiative and if they demonstrated an interest and appreciation for wellness and sport through effort and academic standing in Health and physical education classes and/or participation on an athletic team.
The following local middle school students were nominated by a faculty, staff member or coach from their school and have been awarded a $100 scholarship covering the entire cost of the Wellness Experience:

  • Mason Muoio- Byron-Bergen
  • Lucas Ayers- Livonia
  • Stephen Durham- Batavia
  • Justice Leisten-Schwable- Oakfield-Alabama
  • Erik Moscicki- Holy Family
  • Jensen Kimmel- Pembroke
  • Joseph Schroth- Pavilion
  • Taylor Hilimire- Geneseo
  • Caleb Hoffman- Wyoming
  • Mitchell Cayea- Attica
  •  John Hochmuth- Elba

This newly developed summer program includes instruction and skill development in the areas of golf, tennis, soccer, and volleyball for two weeks to local middle school students. Education on a variety of wellness topics such as nutrition, fitness, stress management, peer pressure, and drug and substance abuse issues will also be presented and discussed. Students in grades 6, 7 and 8 are invited to attend the program during July 12-23 from 9:00am-3:00pm Monday through Friday. The cost for the Genesee Sport and Wellness Experience is $100 and includes lunch every day and a t-shirt.

“We are very excited to present the Sport and Wellness Experience this summer,” Rebecca Dziekan, director of Health and Physical Education at Genesee said. “These two weeks serve as an excellent way for local middle school students to have some fun, play sports and have hands-on learning all at the same time.”

It is not too late to register for the Genesee Sport and Wellness Experience. For further details or to register for the camp visit: www.genesee.edu/GCC/Wellness and download the registration form.

For more information, please contact Becky Dziekan, director of Health and Physical Education at 585-343-0055 x6424 or rldziekan@genesee.edu .

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