Football Team Hosts Clinic For Boys & Girls Club
On Friday, August 20, the Apprentice School football team hosted a clinic for the area Boys & Girls Club at Apprentice Field. Nearly 40 kids participated in drills ran by the Builders. The campers came from the East End of Newport News, York County and Gloucester.
The Builders worked with the youngsters on tackling, blocking, passing, receiving and conditioning aspects of football and were treated after to a pizza party with the players. Everett Jordan, Director Education for The Apprentice School and Phil Janaro, Manager of Student Services observed the event on the lookout for future shipbuilders.
Throughout the summer, Builder football players have visited the local Boys & Girls Club to mentor the youngsters.
"The team thoroughly enjoyed working with the Boys & Girls Club as much as I think the kids enjoyed being here. I hope they can come to support us during the upcoming season," said Apprentice School Head Coach Michael Vite.