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Stay Active with Friends!

Make friends who inspire you to workout like our Friends here at Foshay Learning Center! Thank you Olympian Prince Mumba for teaching our students at Foshay the value of staying active and being a team player!

Olympian Katy Sullivan finishes strong at Kingsley Elementary

Paralympian Katy Sullivan finished her last visit at Kingsley last week!
The students went out to run with her and never stopped running because of her encouragement!

Here is a photo of Katy, her husband Jay Kramer, her dog Primose, our RSG! program director, and a couple of smiling students at Kingsley after their run!


Olympian John Naber Visits Franklin High

Five-time Olympic swimming gold medalist John Naber spent part of his Wednesday morning (Jan. 18) visiting with students at Franklin High School as part of his involvement in the Ready, Set, Gold! program.  John is shown instructing 9th grade PE students on proper push-up technique, which will certainly come in handy when FitnessGram testing begins next month. Franklin is one of 60 schools in the RSG! program, whose purpose is to encourage young people to exercise more and take better care of themselves.




Olympian Dwight Stones Visits South Gate High

Olympic high jumper Dwight Stones visited South Gate High this week to congratulate students who achieved high marks on their FitnessGram test.  Dwight is one of 50 Olympians participating in the Ready, Set, Gold! program.  He has been going to SGH regularly for the past six years, motivating students to stay physically active