On Feb. 27, representatives from seven Wesleyan athletic teams visited Woodrow Wilson Middle School in Middletown to promote the anti-bullying message “if it’s mean, then intervene” with about 300 seventh and eighth graders.
The student-athletes worked with the school’s RAM Pride Patrol program, which is run by seventh grade teacher and Wesleyan alumnus Anthony Albrech ’08. Albrecht organized the participation by Wesleyan athletes with Jeff McDonald, assistant football coach.
McDonald drafted 16 student athletes from the men’s and women’s lacrosse teams, men’s hockey team, football, men’s tennis team, women’s basketball and men’s track to come to the school for two separate presentations.
Kristen Carlson, administrative assistant, also created specially-designed lanyards to give to the participants.
A story about the event was published in the Feb. 28 Middletown Press.