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October 21, 2013

Team Force to represent Texas in Maryland

LITTLE CYPRESS — Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School’s “Meet in the Middle” Team Force Football Team has been selected to represent Texas in the Flag Football Championships at the University of Maryland, Nov. 15 to Nov. 17, 2013. Assistant Principals Michael Ridout and Jason Yeaman are coaching the team as they prepare for the national competition.

Meet in the Middle is an outreach project that involves students of all ages and ability levels in activities that empower them to serve as agents of change in their schools and communities. Special needs and regular education students participate side-by-side in service learning projects, leadership activities, and athletic training and competition. LC-M’s Meet in the Middle program has won national recognition for promoting unifying projects such as the “Erase the R Word” campaign.

Although Special Olympics will pay a portion of the cost for students to participate in the games, the Life Skills program is responsible for paying the majority of transportation, lodging and food costs. A large portion of those funds became available to the team when Steve Freeman heard about the invitation from his sister-in-law, Mamie Johnson, an aide in the Life Skills class at LC-M HS. Steve’s father, Andy Freeman, was a very involved supporter of the Hughen Center during his life and Steve decided to donate $10,000 in his father’s name so that the students could make the trip to represent Texas, as well as Orange County and LC-M CISD.

Though Freeman’s donation has made a large dent in the total needed to take students and sponsors to Maryland, they still need to raise approximately $4,000 more to fund the trip. Fundraising plans are underway and Life Skills teacher Terrie Parker says that there will be more information coming soon on those projects. Anyone who would like to make a donation toward this trip should call Ms. Parker at 409-886-5821, Ext. 1560. Donations are tax deductible.

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