Cal Ripken, Jr. Visits At Academy Of Letters

(back, l-r) Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation’s Chris Welsh and Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripkin, Jr. with student volunteers Isis Bracke (front, l) and India Nared renovated the school’s fitness room and outdoor and athletic spaces.
Photo by Ray Maldonado

The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation; United Healthcare and CBS EcoMedia made Bronx Academy of Letters its fifth stop during the 2017 Team8 Tour on Monday, September 18 and Tuesday, September 19. The visit emphasized the need for healthier food options, school facility improvements and creating opportunities for local youth to stay active in athletics and afterschool programs.

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