The stories of Kwasi Enin and Avery Coffey, respectively, are, on their faces, amazing. Between them, they were admitted to all of the institutions that comprise the Ivy League.
Enin was accepted to all eight Ivy Leage colleges and universities: Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Brown, Dartmouth, Penn, Cornell and Columbia. Avery was accepted to the five Ivy League institutions to which he applied.
Lowell Perry, chief diversity officer, senior vice president, Corporate & Community Engagement, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, and member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., recently spoke to a group of undergraduate members and urged them to follow Alpha Phi Alpha General President Mark Tillman's direct challenge for 80 of them to volunteer as Big Brothers.
This April and May, Big Brothers Big Sisters will be keeping an eye on the Minor League Baseball box scores, hoping to see a lot of doubles hit. Minor League Baseballs’ charity campaign, “Winning with Doubles,” gives fans an opportunity to show their support for Big Brothers Big Sisters by making donations whenever a double is hit. Fans from across the country can pledge to make a donation of a self-selected amount for every double hit by their favorite Minor League Baseball team during April and May.
On March 26, Dallas Cowboys defensive end Edgar Jones took a break from reading his playbook to spend some time with local school children at Tisinger Elementary School in Mesquite, Texas. Jones read to a number of children participating in Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star’s school-based program.
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