Students represent CFISD at First Tee Champions Challenge

May 2, 2017

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M. Robinson Elementary School fourth-grade students Armando Ramirez Soliz, second from left, and Abigail Mejia participated in the First Tee Champions Challenge on March 26. Soliz and Mejia are pictured with M. Robinson Principal Irene Ruiz, left, and PE teacher Dennis Ober, right.

May 2, 2017—CFISD students from 31 elementary school campuses participated in the First Tee Champions Challenge on March 25 in Humble.

Physical education (PE) teachers in CFISD elementary schools have access to the First Tee National School Program’s curriculum and equipment to introduce students to golf.  The program includes The First Tee’s Nine Core Values and Nine Healthy Habits to help put students on course for a healthy and active lifestyle. 

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Reed Elementary School students Nicolas Gomez, left, and Madisen Cruz participated in the First Tee Champions Challenge on March 26 in Humble. Gomez and Cruz are pictured with Principal Kandy Bond and PE teachers Nancy LaGrappe and Cindy Culp.

Several CFISD teams placed among the top three while numerous individual students earned honors in the event that drew 23 area districts and 220 elementary schools.

“It is always exciting to see the students and teachers participating in the Champions Challenge culminating event for The First Tee program while knowing that teachers are building a foundation that encourages a lifestyle of health fitness,” said Loretta Bourn, CFISD elementary PE coordinator.

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Lieder Elementary School fourth-grade students Angelina Barnes and Carter Shelton display their ribbons from the First Tee Champions Challenge.

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Post Elementary School fourth-grade student Daniela Palmeros displays her ribbons from the First Tee Champions Challenge. 

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