Sun Devils mentor next generation through Homework and Handball program

Posted on Oct 17 2018 - 11:29am by DV

The journey to college is different for everyone, but for some Valley high school students, it begins with a cement sport court and a small rubber ball. This unique starting point is made possible through an outreach program created by the ASU Handball Club called Homework and Handball.

Working with Access ASU, the Sun Devil handball team created this program in 2016 as a way to give back by mentoring students from the Phoenix Union High School District. The college-level players help the students build life skills through athletics and academics, organizing handball tournaments at their schools and at ASU that provide an opportunity to talk with the students about college and how to get there.

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Courtney McCune

Copy writer and editor, Educational Outreach and Student Services


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