Ian Cook accepts CFP. Pepper Go Teach Award – University of Eastern Michigan Athletics

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Cleveland, Ohio (EMUEagles.com) –

Cross-University of Eastern Michigan University Ian Cook (Worthington, Ohio-Thomas Worthton) The Central American Conference announced today, September 14, that the College Football Pyoff Foundation and Dr. Pepper were honored with a $ 12,500 scholarship.

Mac Commissioner Dr. John Steinbercher, With the Vice President / Director of Athletics Scott Weatherby And President James M. Smith, Emu Harar surprised by winning the award on September 9 at the Bow Field before the season’s opening. Before he was surprised by the award, Cook knew he had won the $ 2,500 check for the Go Teach Prize, but was surprised to win another $ 10,000 according to the conference.

“This is a great honor for both Ian and our program,” said the director / head coach Sue Parks. We are incredibly proud of our student and athletic achievements. Ian is a hard worker who gives everything in the classroom and runs for the team. This is a great scholarship.

The scholarship was awarded to Cook as part of the Go Teach project, which provides a platform for athletics and academic departments and the recruitment of qualified student-athletes into the teaching profession.

The three major initiatives of the Eni initiative include:
1) Educational support for student-athletes seeking final courses, degrees, or teacher certification programs
2) Active marketing and recruitment of senior students into the teaching profession on college campuses
3) Student-athletic leadership opportunities with teachers and students in grades K-12.

“This is a great program to help qualified students who want to become teachers,” said Steinbercher. We are truly grateful to Dr. Berber for being a part of this and bringing it up. This will enable him to complete and continue his education and become a great teacher, a great role model and a great teacher, which is exactly what we want to see happen. ”

I am incredibly grateful that I did not have to worry about paying my way through the graduation program. ” I can now focus entirely on how to better teach English to people around the world with less time and energy to train and become the best athlete I can. This scholarship gives me a unique opportunity to succeed. To pursue both my dreams at the same time. ”

Cook earned a bachelor’s degree in English and Spanish and a postgraduate degree at TESOL. After graduating from EMU, he hopes to travel around the world, learning English and learning different cultures before becoming an Ohio-based cultural teacher. In addition, the aspirant wants to run and compete in the United States and abroad.

Last fall, Cook and soccer student-athlete Tariq Speights, Both representatives of the Student-Athletic Advisory Committee, worked to educate and encourage student-athletes and others to participate in the 2020 federal election at the University. Together, they encouraged a large number of Emu student-athletes to register to vote.

“I really enjoyed Ian, he was very strong to grow as a student-athlete when he was in the East,” said the cross-country coach. Mark Rinker. To see him publicly rewarded for all the work he did as a teacher to make his dream come true is an all-encompassing East Michigan cross-country track and field.

The University of Michigan East Cross Country Program will host the Central American Conference Champions on Saturday, October 30, at the Eagle Crest Golf Course in Yeplanti, Mick. Continue to check out EMUEagles for East Michigan cross-country and track and field updates on everything. com or follow the group on Instagram and Twitter, @EMUXC_TF, and Facebook, @EMUXCTF.

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