May 22nd, 2018
I Can Swim! – Yough Glades Elementary School
Ms. Azzi's kindergarten class from Yough Glade 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: Parker Bennett, Bryson Beckman, Wyatt Funkhouser, Carson Burrell, Eli Bird, Maclin Uphold, River Hough, Justin Stewart. Middle row, kneeling are: Isaac Frye, Ashlynn Shaffer, Abby Dixon, Liam Shaffer, Levi Nice, Conner Yoder, Ava Rodeheaver, Mya Richards, Khole Orner. Front row, sitting are: Kendall Landis, Bryce Hetrick, Taylor Welch.
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.