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Empowering Youth through Education and Sports

first_imgA former US Collegiate soccer player, Octawie Tah has launched a youth sports academy, aimed at training and teaching children from ages 8 – 14 years, to reach their potential in sports, including education as well as providing them with confidence, promoting peace and teamwork.The NationOne Sports Academy, with the vision is under the motto: “We are who we are.”According to Tah, the NationOne Academy is a non-profit organization (NGO) whose mission is to provide Liberian youth the chance to attend school and extend their education – a chance they may not have otherwise. He said recruitment for the children would be done soon all over the country, including villages where the level of education is not high. National Director J. Melton N. Yoko and Chairman Rev. Samuel Enders in separate remarks said the academy cost about US$190,000 and would be erected with staff and guest facilitators.“Once admitted to the program, these special students will live at the NationOne facility where the staffs will able to care for them. We will help every aspect along the way and teach them life skills in the classroom and on the field,” Yoko said.He added: “NationOne Academy is being established in Liberia to discover and nurture future role models. We provide young, talented Liberians the opportunity to achieve their potential and the capability to claim a better future. The Academy will focus on the development of student athletes through education, sports and character development.”Rev. Enders said: “The objective is to develop high performance student athletes, capable of building successful careers as a professional. We aim to develop student athletes with good education and sound character. We believe our graduates will be Liberia’s future.”President Tah indicated: “With the help of foreign partners and our own people, including the government we will provide a balanced education guided by the objective of developing critical, engaging minds, capable of achieving academic success and understanding its application to life beyond classroom.”Tah added: “We will deliver a combination of local and international curriculum, with a range of cores subjects, including English, Math, Science, French, Development Studies, PE and History as well as provide a graduate pathway for students with strong academic potential to have the opportunity to further their education.”Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

China chooses panda as Winter Olympics mascot

first_imgDrilon apologizes to BCDA’s Dizon over false claim on designer of P50-M ‘kaldero’ Becoming his own man Children wearing a panda costume group together during the official reveal of the mascots for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games at Shougang Ice Hockey Arena, Shougang Park, Shijingshan District, Beijing in September 17, 2019. (Photo by NOEL CELIS / AFP)China has chosen its most iconic animal — the panda — to be the official mascot of the Beijing Olympics in 2022, the Winter Games organizing committee announced on Tuesday.The mascot, named “Bing Dwen Dwen,” is a chubby giant panda wearing a suit of ice.ADVERTISEMENT Duterte calls himself, Go, Cayetano ‘the brightest stars’ in PH politics This jewelry designer is also an architect Gaming heavyweights raise $17M for new esports network Canadian vaping study details danger from ‘popcorn lung’ chemical Beijing will have to rely on widespread use of artificial snow for the Winter Games, and has said it will budget $1.5 billion for investment in Olympic villages, sports venues, and other infrastructure.The country is also building a high-speed train link from Beijing to Zhangjiakou, a city northwest of the capital where many mountain events will be held.Some of Beijing’s 2008 venues, however, including its iconic Bird’s Nest national stadium, will be reused for the 2022 Games.ADVERTISEMENT Ethel Booba on SEA Games cauldron: ‘Sulit kung corrupt ang panggatong’ LATEST STORIEScenter_img Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ The black and white bear has a “heart of gold and a love of all things winter sports,” tweeted the Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.For the Paralympic Winter Games, the mascot is a blushing red lantern named “Shuey Rhon Rhon.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGreatest ever?SPORTSBecoming his own manSPORTSFormer PBA import Anthony Grundy passes away at 40Beijing will be the first city to host both summer and winter Games, after winning the bid in 2015, beating out underdog Almaty.The Chinese capital held the summer Olympics in 2008 in what was then seen as China sealing its place on the world stage as an emerging superpower. DTI creates Marahuyo, a luxe Filipino fashion brand for global buyers Matteo Guidicelli had saved up for Sarah G’s ring since 2014? Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games PLAY LIST 01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games00:50Trending Articles02:11Makabayan bloc defends protesting workers, tells Año to ‘shut up’03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games01:38‘Bato’ to be ‘most effective’ CHR head? It’s for public to decide – Gascon02:07Aquino to Filipinos: Stand up vs abuses before you suffer De Lima’s ordeal01:28Ex-President Noynoy Aquino admits contracting pneumonia00:45Aquino agrees with Drilon on SEA games ‘kaldero’ spending issue Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more