This is the story of a student-initiated and student-run club at Cherry Hill High School East that addresses the issue of bullying on and off the athletic fields of the school. This club was started by one student athlete who wanted to do something positive about bullying in the school. This is a great example of student empowerment and how students can make a positive difference in their school and community.Source:
Jennifer DeStefano, Character.org Blog, March 14, 2016Description:
A student-athlete at Cherry Hill High School East, David Golkow, class of 2016, had the drive to make an impact on his building and his community. Along with his passion for sports, he was inspired by the anti-bullying work done by Eagles player, DeSean Jackson, and David had the determination to help to put an end to bullying. He knew the influence that sports had on the community so he decided to found the club Athletes Against Bullying. The mission of Athletes Against Bullying is to educate student-athletes at Cherry Hill High School East in order to prevent bullying on the school’s sports teams and for student-athletes to promote the anti-bullying message throughout the school and the community.Read the full article here!