Track Volunteers with Horizons Summer Learning Program

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM The Ole Miss track team hosted the Horizons Summer Learning Program at the Manning Center.
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The Ole Miss track team hosted the Horizons Summer Learning Program at the Manning Center.
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July 9, 2014

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OXFORD, Miss. – The Ole Miss head track coach Brian O’Neal and assistant coach Greg Stringer opened up the Manning Center for the participants in Ole Miss’ Horizons Summer Learning program on Wednesday (July 9). The coaches put the youngsters through several track drills and concluded with some racing.

The Rebels hosted a group of 40 students who are enrolled in the Horizons Summer Learning program through Ole Miss’ McLean Institute. This was the second time the participants got to spend some time with teams from the Ole Miss athletic department as the women’s basketball team hosted the program at the Tuohy Center on June 27. The program will also take to the pitch with the soccer team on July 16.

The Horizons Summer Learning program in Oxford is in its second year of existence and partners with students from Bramlett and Oxford elementary schools to sponsor a summer learning program. The program, in conjunction with the McLean Institute and Horizons National, battles summer learning loss. Horizons affiliates challenge children academically, social and physically, inspiring them to become life-long learners.

This year, the program has 45 students which includes rising first graders through rising third graders. The six- week program partners with the school district and the United Way for funding and features techers from both Bramlett and Oxford elementary schools. 

In the first year, the University of Mississippi hosted 30 rising first and second graders for six weeks, offering academic program, swimming lessons, art activities and field trips around campus. Teachers from Bramlett Elementary School with support from University staff and volunteers direct all academic programs offered. This year, the program expanded to include rising third graders and each year will add a grade level. The program will eventually serve students in first through eighth grade.

The mission of Ole Miss’ Rebel Ready Program is to challenge the student-athletes to be lifelong learners while pursuing continuous improvement academically, relationally, socially, personally, and professionally during and beyond their careers as student-athletes.

Rebel Ready is the hub for a wide range of Ole Miss Athletics sponsored programs designed to meet the needs of student-athletes and their families. It is divided into six areas: Student-Athlete Assistance Services, Career Development, Continuing Education, Community Outreach, Financial Education and Career Transition. 

Visit Rebel Ready for more information on Ole Miss’ Rebel Ready program. Visit the McLean Institute For Public Service and Community Engagement for more information on the Horizons Summer Learning Program. 

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