Genesee Community College has recently awarded 10 local youths with a full scholarship to attend the Genesee Sport and Wellness Experience during July 18-29. 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 in 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 $140 scholarship covering the entire cost of the Wellness Experience:
Karley Shaffer Alexander Middle School
Lydia Borrelli Wolcott Street School
Thomas Shaw York Central School
J'Zon Richardson Batavia Middle School
Rachel DeNise Batavia Middle School
Connor Logsdon St. Joseph Catholic School
Bryan Moscicki Holy Family School
Tucker Bezon Elba Central School
Marty Callan Caledonia-Mumford Central School
Grace Marzolf Alexander Middle School
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 18-29 from 9:00am-3:00pm Monday through Friday. The cost for the Genesee Sport and Wellness Experience is $140 and includes lunch every day and a t-shirt.
“We are very excited to recognize these outstanding students in our Sport and Wellness Experience this summer,” Rebecca Dziekan, director of Health and Physical Education at Genesee said. “Although we have awarded the scholarships, there is still time and spaces available for the Sport and Wellness Experience. I encourage all area youths to participate in this fun, two-week summer camp.”
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. The deadline for registration is Friday, June 24, 2011.
For more information, please contact Becky Dziekan, director of Health and Physical Education at 585-343-0055 x6424 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
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