Coaches and players from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University welcomed 230 students from TEENZONE and KIDSZONE programs on Friday, Jan. 28, 2011. ERAU Coach Steve Ridder gave an inspirational speech about working hard, honesty and respect. ERAU players Will Benjamin, men’s basketball team center; Glenn Dalacourt, men’s basketball team guard; and Lauren Anastase, outside hitter on the girl’s volleyball team spoke to the students.
ERAU athletic club boosters, ERAU Student Alumni Association and ERAU golf team members hosted the students for dinner and dessert during the event. Each student received a basketball as part of the program.