William Heikkinen, a star football player for the Brown Bears at Brown University, has spoken out about his timevolunteering at the Robert L. Frost Elementary School in Lawrence. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
William Heikkinen speaks out about his volunteering experience at theRobert L. Frost Elementary School William Heikkinen, a star football player for the Brown Bears at Brown University, has spoken outabout his timevolunteering at the Robert L. Frost Elementary School in Lawrence.The playerstated that the experience was a positive one for all involved, allowing him to give back to thecommunity.William Heikkinen, a star football player for the Brown Bears at Brown University, has spoken outabout his timevolunteering at the Robert L. Frost Elementary School in Lawrence.The player beganhis stint as a volunteer for the school during his time at Andover High School, before moving on toBrown University to pursue his studies and develop his skills and experience as a professional footballplayer.Along with his friends and classmates, Heikkinen was involved with the tutoring andmentoring of young students at the school, helping struggling children reach their academicpotential.The role of William and his friends in the community services in Andover Frost Elementary Schoolwas significant the elementary teachers at the institution not only noted a positive impact on thechildrens academic achievements, but also reported that the young students benefited form a boostin self-esteem and confidence as a result of being mentored by William Heikkinen and his fellow highschool students.In addition to this feedback from the elementary school teachers, William also received a letter ofcommendation from the school principal, acknowledging him for the contributions made to theelementarystudents, the teachers and to the school as a whole.This is just one of the manyinstances where Heikkinen has shown himself to be a supporter of his local community and hasdemonstrated his willingness to give back to those that have assisted him in his academic andfootball career.It was a really rewardingexperience to be able to do something for the community and make a realdifferenceto young students lives, commented William Heikkinen, It is something that I know all ofus who volunteered will remember for a long time as a positiveexperience for all involved. In addition to the positive role of William and his friends in the community services in Andover FrostElementary School, the football player has won a lot of support in the local area thanks to his skillswhich led his high school football team, the Andover Golden Warriors, to victory many times. Heikkinen was so successful that he was even awarded the title of Student Athlete of the Month bythe local Andover paper the Eagle Tribune.As well as spending his time serving the community and demonstrating his skills on the football field,William Heikkinen was also a star student, consistently making the Honor Roll throughout his time atAndover High and being awarded the Chemistry and Survey of Film Underclassmen award.