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San Diego Native, Alabama Women's Wheelchair Tennis Athlete, Lauren Hopps Wins ABC Medical Scholarship

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 23, 2017 11:00:45 AM / by Işıl Tanyeri posted in wheelchair tennis, scholarship stories, university of alabama

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Student-Athlete Set to Play Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball at Auburn University

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 16, 2017 11:59:28 AM / by Işıl Tanyeri posted in adaptive sports, wheelchair basketball, scholarship stories, student-athlete, college life

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ABC Medical is excited to announce that Fisher Rizk has received a scholarship and is committed to attend Auburn University in the upcoming fall. 

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A Recipe for our Future: The Seeds of Hope Initiative for the Collegiate Adaptive Sports Programs

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 2, 2017 12:54:32 AM / by Dave Kiley posted in adaptive sports, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair athlete, college adaptive sports programs

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Let me start this blog with my position as it relates to the topic at hand. The NWBA has not focused on its history and much has been lost by our ‘here and now’ league. We have very little connection to our past and it’s a huge problem to me but better saved for another DK blog. Having said that I want to start with a little history.

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Young Athlete with Spina Bifida Receives ABC Medical Scholarship to Buy 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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A 13 year-old varsity athlete from Centerville, Utah, Alma Velazquez is the receipient of the ABC Medical scholarship. This year, members of the National Wheelchair Basketball Association were granted an opportunity to submit applications during NWBT in Louisville, KY for a scholarship from ABC Medical. After reviewing over 30 applicants from the 3-day wheelchair basketball extravaganza, we are pleased to anounce Alma, along with 6 other athletes, was selected to receive a scholarship.

From Utah Rush Juniors Varsity Team, Alma is a seventh grade student at Union Middle School. 

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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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Prep Coach & Athlete is Helping Plant 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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