Former Penn State and NFL tight end, Brett Brackett, visited William Allen High School Wednesday afternoon and delivered a valuable message to 25 student athlete football players about utilizing LinkedIn as a powerful resource to prepare for college and future careers. Brett was a standout football player at Penn State, where he was the captain… Continue reading Canaries Get Prepped for Life Beyond the Playing Field
On Wednesday February 15th, the AthLife Foundation hosted freshmen student athletes from Dieruff High School at Lafayette College. Twelve students were given the opportunity to tour the college, to have dinner on campus, and to attend a Division 1 men’s basketball game. This valuable exposure was aimed at helping student athletes understand and recognize their… Continue reading Husky Leaders Meet the Leopards
On February 13th, Heisman Academic Impact Schools led the AthLife Foundation Mid Year Training, which 25 participants from eight AthLife Foundation Schools attended, along with several partner organizations. The training, which occurred at LinkedIn Headquarters in the Empire State Building, helped strengthen network connections and establish innovative ideas for the future. The training consisted of… Continue reading Talented Educators Invade the Big Apple
Do not let our name fool you! Yes, we are the Purple PACT, but we are also very green! Westhill High School’s greenhouse and garden epitomizes that concept. Because of the hard work from Viking student athletes, our garden was filled with various types of flowers, 14 different types of veggies, and countless herbs. It’s clear their strength is… Continue reading The Purple Pact Goes Green!
“Being at the Heisman Trophy Award Dinner was an amazing experience. It helped me to remember that it takes a team effort to accomplish anything great, and that the effort you put into something directly effects what you get out of it.” – Ibraheem Ayinde, Class of 2019, Hyde Leadership High School In what has… Continue reading The Heisman Trophy Trust’s Impact Rolls On
The AthLife Foundation is proud to introduce the first two middle school programs partnered with our industry leading national platform: Martin Luther King Jr. Academic Middle School and Willie Brown Middle School of the San Francisco Unified School District. Both schools exhibit outstanding support for their student athletes through the creation of critical Academic Athletic Support… Continue reading Martin Luther King, Jr. & Willie Brown Middle School Forge New Frontiers
By Keith Groller of the Morning Call Allen and Dieruff will meet for the 60th time in a high school football game Saturday afternoon at J. Birney Crum Stadium, and while there are more meaningful games in terms of championships and district seedings on this rivalry weekend, the game still means a lot to the… Continue reading Canaries and Huskies Football Players are Hitting the Mark Off the Field