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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

Flyers Lose 4-2 to the Stony Plain Eagles on Sunday – Split series

first_imgThe Fort St. John Senior Flyers lost 4-2 to the Stony Plain Eagles on Sunday afternoon.The Flyers were coming off a big win on Saturday evening, and had a big start Sunday afternoon, with a very fast and physical start to the game.  After one period, the score was 1-0 flyers. Early in the second, Matt Alexander added a powerplay goal (the Flyers’ first and only PP goal of the series) but Stony Plain would soon begin to dominate.  The Eagles would score 4 straight goals, 3 of them on the powerplay, and win the game 4-2.  – Advertisement -Click below to listen to a highlights package from Sunday’s game:[asset|aid=595|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=047ad83da5ac9903e8e29371bfd83b33-Flyers loose 4-2 to the Stony Plain Eagles _1_Pub.mp3]last_img read more

Long lines await Nicaraguans hoping to obtain residency status in Costa Rica

first_imgSome 1,300 Nicaraguan citizens stood in lines stretching around the block this week at the Nicaraguan Embassy in San José, waiting for documents that will enable them to legalize their immigration status in Costa Rica. The lines began forming last week.Undocumented Nicaraguans in Costa Rica are taking advantage of an extension offered by Costa Rica’s Immigration Administration to obtain residency status by November.Many of them sleep outside embassy facilities in Barrio La California, hoping to access the building early in the morning.Embassy staff was forced to extend office hours and use parking spaces to attend to the high number of visitors who arrive each day to request for birth certificates and criminal records.Nicaraguan officials said they are working until 8 or 9 p.m. to be able to assist as many people as they can. Facebook Comments No related posts.last_img read more