2019 Summer Program
Student of the Week: Nisa, Lafayette Gardens
Nisa, a new tennis player and a new member of KTCL has shown an amazing amount of growth and character. She’s tiny, very quiet, but always excited for any activity and challenge. She crushes the warm up exercises and is inspiring to the other kids. Her focus and determination keep her coming back each week as she works towards improving her forehand and backhands. She has a quiet strength and is incredibly persistent. Nisa is blossoming tennis star!
Week Three Student of the Week: Julius, Lafayette Gardens
This week Lafayette Gardens would like to recognize Julius Dorsey as student of the week. For several years, Julius has been a consistent member of KCTL. Julius has made athletic advancement improving his skills through practice, dedication and good sportsmanship. Julius has concluded the school year by giving the valedictorian speech to his graduating class. This fall Julius will attend high school on a full ride scholarship.
Week Two Student of the Week: James, Tompkins
Tompkins student of the week for week two is James Terry! He is a returning student to KCTL and shows a great deal of support and positivity to the new students who have recently joined the program. He offers advice, encouragement and demonstrated the basics of how our program is run by always listening, paying attention and applying what is being taught. Through the active support from his mom and younger sister he helped gear the progress with the younger age group. He asked questions and although not every activity was his best, he gave 100% effort and a can-do attitude! His poise-fullness and optimistic approach helped motivate others around him during program. James learned new skill sets and accurately applied them where he saw fit. His diligence, enthusiasm and contagious smile helped him become student of the week. Go James!
Week One Student of the Week: Angelina, Sumner
Sumner’s student of the week for June 1 is Angelina Patrizio. She is a new student to KCTL and showed outstanding courage by moving through frustration and discouragement in the first part of the class on Saturday. Angelina regrouped and for the last hour of class she tried her best and was fearless about learning new skills. She balanced a ball on her racquet, learned the split step and was willing to receive feedback.