Earlham's Student-Athlete Advisory Committees (SAAC) Paticipates in the Special Olympics Partnership. The purpose of the partnership is to enhance the lives of Division III student-athletes and Special Olympics athletes through a mutual learning experience. Through this partnership, Division III student-athletes across the country are encouraged to participate in existing Special Olympics events, create their own events, or otherwise serve to support Special Olympics organization.
"Division III Week is a positive opportunity for all individuals associated with Division III to observe and celebrate the impact of athletics and of student-athletes on the campus and surrounding community. During the week, every Division III school and conference office is encouraged to conduct a type of outreach activity that falls into one of three categories: academic accomplishment; athletic experience; or leadership/community service/campus involvement."-NCAA.org
NATIONAL GIRLS AND WOMEN IN SPORTS DAY
Some young girls getting to know Ashleigh Burton on the Earlham volleyball Team. (Top Left)
Hannah Franklin on Earlham's Basketball team signing some autographs. (Top Right)
Denny Mataia on the Earlham Volleyball team gettin groovy with a bunch of young girls for national girls and women in sports day! (lower Left)
A group photo of the participants(Lower Right)