News I Can Swim–broad Ford Elementary School - Garrett College

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May 8, 2018

I Can Swim! – Broad Ford Elementary School

Ms. Browning's kindergarten class from Broad Ford Elementary School attended the I Can Swim program classes at the Garrett College Community Aquatic and Recreation Complex.

Proud program completers displayed their certificates. In the photo, pictured standing in the back row, left to right are: Landon Georg, Lucas Hoffman, Terrien Whitacre, Elizabeth Moats, Bridgette Logan, Isaac Kelly. Middle row: Bentley Porter, Madison Friend, Sophie Friend, Faith DeWitt, Raegan Linton, Owen Ruby. Front row: Gabriella Jackson, Bently Lewis, Brogan Guy, Januarie Lipscomb, Andy Anderson, Lydia Sgaggero. Very front: Samuel Williams.

Through a partnership with Garrett College, the Garrett College Community Aquatic & Recreation Complex, the Garrett County Board of Education, the Board of County Commissioners, and the Garrett College Foundation, the I Can Swim! Program has successfully served more than 1,900 children since 2011.

The program, which is free for all children, costs more than $125.00 per child for the week-long water safety sessions, and has grown to include opportunities for Garrett County sixth grade students, along with the fifth grade College & Me participants.

For more information about the I Can Swim! program, persons may contact the Garrett College Foundation at 301-387-3086.

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