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Jr. Wheelchair Basketball Athlete Plans to Swim Competitively at Loyola University

Jun 28, 2017 10:20:49 AM / by Işıl Tanyeri posted in scholarship stories, college adaptive sports programs, wheelchair basketball, adaptive sports

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Pompton Plains, NJ native, 18 y.o. Stephen Machak is the recipient of the 2017 Spring ABC Medical scholarship for his leadership skills and the competitiveness he has examplified throughout his application. Congratulations Stephen Machak!

As an honors student and "a multi-sports athlete," Stephen has been playing adaptive sports since he was 5. He joined the Children's Lightning Wheels PSC for track & field and added wheelchair basketball shortly after. 

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

Jun 2, 2017 12:54:32 AM / by Dave Kiley posted in adaptive sports, college adaptive sports programs, wheelchair athlete, wheelchair basketball

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

May 5, 2017 12:58:26 PM / by Işıl Tanyeri posted in scholarship stories, adaptive sports, 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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