Lee soccer players help Oak Grove students celebrate soccer
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LEE MEN’S SOCCER COACH Paul Furey is surrounded by students after a reading session at Oak Grove Elementary.
LEE MEN’S SOCCER COACH Paul Furey is surrounded by students after a reading session at Oak Grove Elementary.
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LEE SOCCER MEN’S assistant coach Nathan Brown instructs Oak Grove students during the soccer clinic.
LEE SOCCER MEN’S assistant coach Nathan Brown instructs Oak Grove students during the soccer clinic.
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SOCCER COACH Paul Furey chats with Oak Grove students.
SOCCER COACH Paul Furey chats with Oak Grove students.
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The Lee University Flames paid a visit to Oak Grove Elementary School Wednesday to participate in a Accelerated Reader event.

Coach Paul Furey and his Lee men’s soccer team “earned a lot of new fans,” said Reading Support instructor Becky Atchley.

“The coaches and players presented a mini-camp with students in grades K-5,” Atchley said. “They also promoted the importance of reading by sharing books about soccer with the students. Coach Furey was wonderful to work with in preparing for this event. He was organized, well-prepared and most of all excited about coming to our school. The players and assistant coaches did a fantastic job with the students.”

“We had a special day with the students at Oak Grove,” Furey said. “We enjoy reaching out and giving back to the community.”

The also Flames teamed with the Olive Garden to provide bread sticks and salads for the teachers, and some chocolates for the students.

“We had a great day and this team was a positive influence on our students,” Atchley noted.