"Empowering students to be ACES on the court and in the classroom"
October/2012
Issue: 6
Squash ACES 2012 Team
Squash ACES has a new look!
 
Greetings from Squash ACES!
 
The Squash ACES Program is excited to kick off the Fall Semester with new staff, social media pages and much more exciting community service activities!
 
Squash ACES Logo
In This Issue
Upcoming Matches
F&M Squash ACES
Squash ACES in High School
Diplomat Challenge Fundraiser
Clean the Courts!

Upcoming Matches!
F&M Squash ACES vs. 
Philly Street Squash
 Nov. 10th @ 1pm

Come out to the F&M Squash Courts and Support the ACES!
F&M Squash ACES!
ACES Staff
The Squash ACES Program has been officially "adopted" by Franklin and Marshall College under the Ware Institute of Civic Engagement and Athletic Department. We are very excited to be an official F&M program and have access to additional resources including new staff members Ryan McGonigle '08 as Program Director and F&M Works Student Program Coordinator Jessica Kane. Check out our updated website at www.fandm.edu/squash-aces! 
Squash ACES in High School
ACES Contract
The Squash ACES Kickoff Celebration took place on September 26th 2012. F&M President Dan Porterfield and Reynolds Middle School Principal Steve Sohonyay were on hand to emphasize the importance of committed student athletes and applauded the ACES for their continued dedication to the program. In celebration of their recommitment to the program, the ACES signed their 2012 Contract saying that they would continue to strive towards being ACES on the court and in the classroom!
Diplomat Challenge Match: Gavin Jones vs. John White!
On Saturday, October 20th the Squash ACES Program held their Inaugural Diplomat Challenge at the Franklin and Marshall Squash Courts! The Fundraiser event invited Squash ACES students, volunteers and supporters to gather and celebrate the program while watching an exhibition match between formerly world ranked squash players John White and Gavin Jones. Thanks to all of our supporters, we were able to raise over $2000! 
 
ACES Partner with Lancaster Squash 
Community to Clean Courts!
Clean the Courts
The Lancaster squash community got together on Saturday, November 3rd to clean the F&M Squash Courts. Over 50 people came together representing various support groups around Lancaster. Special thanks go out to Lancaster Country Day, F&M Men's and Women's Squash Teams and numerous other fantastic supporters!
F&M College Prep Support
College prep 1
Over 15 ACES and 6 Parents attended our first College Prep Workshop on October 23rd with the National College Advising Corps. Students and parents were full of questions regarding the college search and admissions process. F&M College Prep Program Director Shawn Jenkins '11 offered some advice as an F&M Alum. Looking forward to our next discussion, "Life on a College Campus". Stay tuned!
We are looking forward to an exciting November ahead! Join us Saturday, November 10th at 1pm as the Squash ACES play against Philadelphia Squash Smarts! Stay tuned for our Harvesting Hope and FIghting Hunger Food Drive!
 
All the Best,

Squash ACES Staff
 
 SOCIAL MEDIA Corner  
 
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Halloween 2012
ACES get silly at the Halloween Party!

Thank you...
F&M Creative Writing Corps for facilitating a workshop with the Squash ACES! 
 
 Watch this space!  
ACES Spotlight

Volunteer Spotlight 
Each month we will highlight one volunteer and one ACES Participant for their hard work and dedication to the Squash ACES Program.
 
Win a SQUASH ACES T-Shirt!