Oct 8th, 2013
LAKE WALES – Physical Education classes at Hillcrest Elementary focused on football skills in September as students competed in the annual NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition.
Pictured are age 6-7 winners (front row seated l-r): Ar’Quan Glanton (1st), Jacari McRae (2nd), Carter Finnell (3rd), Kylee Reyes (1st), She’Zaria Adams (3rd); age 7-8 winners (second row kneeling l-r): Khamauri Green (1st), Keon Booker (2nd), Zoe Garnett (1st), Desyre Henry (2nd), Heaven Hodge (3rd); age 10-11 winners (third row standing l-r): Jorge Perez (1st), Jahiem Romulus (2nd), Saniyah Tillman (1st), Qu’Tashia Anglin (2nd), Gracie Benrud (3rd); and age 12-13 winners (back row l-r): Julian Soto (1st), Luis Montoya (2nd), Rocio Marcial Moto (1st), and Summer Nobles (2nd).
First-place winners in each age division move on to Oct. 20 sectional competition at Tampa’s One Buccaneer Place. The competition allows youngsters to showcase their talents in punting, passing and kicking with scores based on distance and accuracy. NFL Punt, Pass and Kick is a national program, and champions can make it all the way to finals held during NFL play-off games.
Physical education coach Debra Knuth taught the skills and organized the school competition.