Local Youths Get Active at Genesee's Wellness Experience

Eighteen local youths throughout the region got active at Genesee Community College’s annual Wellness Experience during July 18-29. The Sport and Wellness Experience was geared toward middle school aged-students and took place at the Batavia Campus.

Eighteen local youths throughout the region got active at Genesee Community College’s annual Wellness Experience during July 18-29. The Sport and Wellness Experience was geared toward middle school aged-students and took place at the Batavia Campus.
This summer program included instruction and skill development in the areas of golf, tennis, soccer, and volleyball for two weeks. Education on a variety of wellness topics such as nutrition, fitness, stress management, peer pressure, self defense and drug and substance abuse issues were also presented and discussed.
Ten area students were awarded a full scholarship to attend the wellness camp. 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 students participated in the Wellness Experience. (Names in bold with an asterisk * were awarded a $140 scholarship covering the entire cost of the Wellness Experience):


Abigail Dambra
Alyssa Juliano
Bethany Messe
Bryan Moscicki *

Charlie Stevens
Connor Logsdon *
Courtney Burns
Emily Huff
Grace Marzolf *
Jay Lewis
J'Zon Richardson *
Karley Shaffer *
Kenya Calvin
Lydia Borrelli *
Marty Callan *
Rachel DeNise *
Robert Barksdale
Thomas Shaw *
Tucker Bezon *   

  
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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