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Senior Sport and Exercise Psychology major finds calling with inspiration from Energy Express program

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The children enrolled in Americorp’s award-winning Energy Express program are not the only ones who benefit greatly from its unique summer curriculum. Kristen Siers, a senior Sport and Exercise Psychology major at West Virginia University, and mentor for the acclaimed program, says the program inspired and encouraged her to take the next steps in her academic career. 

PETE grad earns national credentials

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Jennifer Kwiatkowski, physical education and health teacher, recently completed her National Board Certification. The Clay-Batelle High School teacher is now one of fifty-three educators in Monongalia County to hold the National Board Certification Teacher credential.

Morgantown area school integrates stationary bikes to improve learning

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Mylan Park Elementary School is officially ready to kick off the new “Reading and Riding” program. After a successful fundraiser, ten stationary exercise bicycles were secured by the school in early January to promote the addition of core content into the physical education program. 

PETE grad expands PE program at area elementary school

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In late January the First Tee West Virginia Program kicked off at Kingwood Elementary School introducing young students to the game of the golf. The program was made possible thanks to the efforts of Donetta Browning, Kingwood Elementary physical education teacher. (Photo by the Dominion Post)