A renowned sportsmanship and hazing prevention expert will address North Hills School Districtstudents and Dayton, Ohio, teenagers via video conference in an exclusive engagement aligned with theQuest for Real Life Success Program started by Will Allen of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
B. Elliot Hopkins of the National Federation of State High School Athletic Associations (NFHS) will speak with student athletes on Nov. 13 at North Hills Senior High School to educate student athletes on how to prevent hazing and increase sportsmanship before speaking to students with the Quest for Real Life Success program via Skype.
Hopkins is the director of the NFHS Student Leadership Conference and speaks nationally to students exclusively about hazing prevention and sportsmanship. He has served on the USA Baseball executive committee representing the NFHS and is the staff liaison to the NFHS Citizenship and Equity Committee. In addition, he is the NFHS Baseball and Field Hockey Rules Editor and supervises the NFHS Resource Center, which includes the National High School Activities Week effort, numerous national surveys and NFHS Sanctioning Program.
Allen, a Pittsburgh Steelers safety, started the Quest for Real Life Success program in 2006 as a way to positively impact the community. The program is an afterschool program designed to prepare high school students for life after graduation, according to the program website. It seeks to help students academically as well as help involved students develop character and integrity.
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