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Young Athlete with Spina Bifida Receives Scholarship for a New Basketball Chair 

[fa icon="calendar'] May 19, 2017 3:50:03 PM / by Işıl Tanyeri posted in scholarship stories

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13 year-old varsity athlete from Utah, Alma Velazquez is one of the few recepients of the ABC Medical NWBT 2017 scholarship this year. 7 NWBA athletes were awarded an ABC Medical scholarship soon after the National Wheelchair Basketball Tournament in Louisville, KY ended. Alma is playing for the Utah Rush Junior Varsity Team and is a seventh grade student at Union Middle School in Centerville, UT.  

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Planting the Seeds of Hope in Washington State through wheelchair basketball documentary The Rebound

[fa icon="calendar'] May 5, 2017 1:15:11 PM / by Işıl Tanyeri posted in scholarship stories

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"I'm very excited to be a part of this amazing contribution to wheelchair basketball!" - Luke

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Atlanta Wheelchair Hawks Athlete Chooses Auburn University to further His Wheelchair Basketball Career

[fa icon="calendar'] May 5, 2017 12:58:26 PM / by Işıl Tanyeri posted in adaptive sports, scholarship stories, college life, college adaptive sports programs

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Congratulations to Chance Boyd!!!  Wheelchair basketball athlete from Atlanta, GA was just awarded a scholarship from ABC Medical after submitting his application during NWBT 2017.  Chance is a senior at Lakeside High School and has received acceptances from the top colleges in the U.S. Chance's incredible work ethic and positive outlook on life are inspiring. He is a seed of hope to make change in the world. Read more to learn more about Chance. 

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A Scholarship Story: Prep Team Coach & Player is Planting the Seeds of Hope in Milwaukee

[fa icon="calendar'] May 5, 2017 12:50:38 PM / by Işıl Tanyeri posted in scholarship stories

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Amber and Caroline, Milwaukee Bucks

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Alabama Adapted Sports Program Student-Athlete Spotlight: Sean Burns, Men's Wheelchair Basketball & Wheelchair Tennis Team

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 28, 2017 1:36:34 PM / by Işıl Tanyeri posted in adaptive sports, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair athlete

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" The new adaptive sports facility will hopefully inspire other schools to first create their own teams and then build their own adaptive sports facility."

- Sean Burns, Senior, University of Alabama

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Alabama Adapted Sports Program Student-Athlete Spotlight: Arinn Young, Women's Wheelchair Basketball Team

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 28, 2017 1:24:32 PM / by Işıl Tanyeri posted in adaptive sports, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair athlete

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"Embrace the whole college atmosphere. You're pushing with some of the top players in the country. You gotta embrace and enjoy every moment of it!"

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Why Should We Invest In Collegiate Adaptive Sports Programs Now?

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 23, 2017 10:57:01 PM / by Işıl Tanyeri

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Q&A w/ Fisher at NWBT, Prospective Auburn University Student-Athlete

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 18, 2017 12:12:20 PM / by Işıl Tanyeri posted in adaptive sports, wheelchair basketball, college life

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Fisher Rizk is a bright student in his senior year in high school who started playing wheelchair basketball less than a year ago and has been accepted to Auburn University to study engineeering and play wheelechair basketball.

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Alabama Adapted Athletics Video Series- Student-Athlete Spotlight: Sarah Maynard

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 18, 2017 11:54:49 AM / by Işıl Tanyeri posted in adaptive sports, wheelchair basketball, alabama adapted athletics

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Thank you Sarah for answering our questions and sharing your experience at Alabama with us during NWBT2017. 

 

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Alabama Adapted Athletics Video Series- Challenges and Growth Strategy

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 18, 2017 11:11:20 AM / by Işıl Tanyeri posted in adaptive sports, wheelchair basketball, alabama adapted athletics

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