NFL Players Partner with Red Bull Soapbox Race and DeSoto High School Students : RushPRNews - Newswire & Global Press Release Distribution

 
Bookmark and Share

NFL Players Partner with Red Bull Soapbox Race and DeSoto High School Students

June 4, 2012

NFL Players Partner with Red Bull Soapbox Race and DeSoto High School Students
The Wade Smith Foundation and students and teachers from DeSoto High School competing in Red Bull Soapbox Race 2012.

DALLAS, TX (RPRN) 06/04/12 — – In an effort to promote education and community outreach, NFL veterans and Dallas natives, Wade Smith and Patrick Crayton, have partnered their respective not-for-profit foundations with the Red Bull Soapbox Race to provide two student teams from DeSoto High School the opportunity to flex their science and math muscles.  On September 15, 2012 in Plano, Texas, the 16 physics students will compete against dozens of other teams for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to see the Red Bull Formula One team in Austin, Texas, this November.

“The Wade Smith Foundation strives to facilitate opportunities for our young people to expand their minds and take part in a variety of learning experiences.  I’m extremely excited to see the amount of creativity, intelligence and hard work that the students of DeSoto High School will display in the upcoming Red Bull event,” states Wade Smith.  His foundation, which was launched this spring, has an educational arm that focuses on literacy, math and science. 

Both student teams have presented their proposals and sketches and will work throughout the summer break constructing and testing their soapboxes. Smith and Crayton have agreed to visit with their teams to provide feedback and support leading up to the September competition. 

“We are extremely grateful for our students to be chosen for this opportunity and they are very excited,“ shared Michael Osborne, one of the DeSoto High School science teachers leading the teams.

___________________________________________________

Wade Smith is a 10-year NFL veteran and offensive lineman for the Houston Texans with roots in the Dallas area. In 2012, Smith founded The Wade Smith Foundation whose mission and vision hinge upon supporting "children, charity and community". For more information, visit wadesmithfoundation.org.

Patrick Crayton is a 8-year NFL veteran and free-agent Wide Receiver whose played for both the Dallas Cowboys and the San Diego Chargers. He is a graduate of DeSoto High School and founded The Patrick Crayton Foundation, which is dedicated to assisting disadvantaged children. For more information, visit thepatrickcrayton.com/community/foundation.

Media Contact Name: Summer Galvez
Media E-mail:
Media Phone: 214-699-9119
Media Web Address: http://prentmedia.com
Main image credits: The Wade Smith Foundation
About the author:

PREnt Media is a marketing and public relations firm that provides full service consulting and branding solutions for businesses, entertainment personalities and charitable organizations. For more information, visit www.PREntMedia.com.

Click here to see all news from this author/company

Filed Under: PRESS RELEASE, SPORT NEWS

RUSH PR NEWS newswire and press release services at rushprnews.com / Anne Howard annehowardpublicist.com

Content- Legal Responsibility - All material is copyrighted - You may repost but you MUST link back to the original post on your page and acknowledge Rush PR News as the news source. Rush PR News is not legally and/or morally responsible for content of press releases, opinions expressed or fact-checking.

Rush PR News cannot be held legally responsible for material published and distributed through its newswire service or published in its press-room and therefore cannot be sued for published material. Third-party must be contacted directly to dispute content.

Rush PR News is not the contact for material published.

RSSFeed PRESS & SOCIAL MEDIA RELEASES

GeneSegues Therapeutics Awarded Contract For Development of Nanocapsule-based Vaccine for Biodefense Pathogen

MINNEAPOLIS, MN 12/18/14 · Company Collaborating With U.S. Army Researchers on Topically...

Enjoy a Virtual Tour of Canada's Favourite Spa

GRAFTON, ON 12/16/14 · A brand new tour of Ste. Anne's Spa...

Bahama Beach Club Hosts Christmas and 12th New Year’s Eve Party

Treasure cay 12/13/14 · If you're looking for the perfect place to...

Opportunistic Brand Savvy Investors set to snap up Stackcap Patent

London, UK 12/11/14 · Business savvy investors welcomed an exciting opportunity this...

Newborn Foundation Applauds Reauthorization of Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. 12/11/14 · The U.S. House of Representatives has passed H.R....

SecurifyApp makes it safe to be Home Alone during this holiday season

New York, New Yrok 12/10/14 · More Americans fall victim to accident, theft and...

Routehappy Raises $3.3M in Funding to Expand Airline & Distributor Products

NEW YORK 12/10/14 ·  -- Routehappy, the product differentiation platform for air travel,...

Spa Lovers Select Ste. Anne's as Canada's Top Destination... Again!

GRAFTON, ON 12/04/14 · Spafinder Wellness once again has awarded Ste. Anne's...

Who Couldn`t Use a Hug? Announcing the HugTrain 6th Annual Hug Tour Dec 2014

Montreal, Quebec, Canada 12/03/14 · Cross Continental Canadian-U.S. Train Journey to Raise Spirits...

Zikto announces stretch goals for successful Kickstarter campaign

Los Angeles/Seoul, Korea 12/01/14 · Campaign reaches global audience! Riding high on the accomplishment...

Coffee With Dr. Stewart

Austin, TX 11/25/14 · A brother and sister bring an exciting new...

Arki Kickstarter reaches $100K target in 13 days

Los Angeles/Seoul, Korea 11/24/14 · One step closer to a walking revolution The kickstarter...

Zikto taking award-winning Arki to Startup Nations Summit

Seoul, Korea 11/22/14 · Zikto taking award-winning Arki to Startup Nations Summit The...

The End of Transparency? Don't be a fraud target

Carrollton, TX 11/18/14 · - Over the years, progressive and productive societies...