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April 15, 2014
CONTACT: K.E. Schwab

SRU exercise science majors join YMCA ‘Healthy Kids Day’

Seventeen Slippery Rock University exercise science majors volunteered at the Grove City YMCA as part of “Healthy Kids Day,” a national initiative to encourage healthy lifestyles, wellness and fight against childhood obesity.

The students provided activities for youth ages 3-12, including jump rope, stability balls, gliding discs, Bosu and rebounders.

Susan Herman, SRU assistant professor of exercise and rehabilitative sciences, served as a supervisor for the event.

Participating SRU students were: Jim Pinola from Long Island, N.Y.; Hailey Knotts, Whiteford, Md.; Sierra Pritiskutch, Orwigsburg; Taylor Levic, Irwin; Malorie Levis, Sagertown; Brian Willey, Brecksville, Ohio; Brian Suminski, Edinboro; Jessica McFadden, Sarver; Chelsea Penn, Hermitage; Tessa Sova, Hopwood; Courtney Coppock, Conneautville; Will Smith, Parsippany Hills, N.J.; Ben Wisniewski, New Britain; KT Lawson, Sugar Grove; and Casey Sterrett, Freedom PA

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