McKinley Summer School Students Receive Visit from the Bakersfield Blaze
July 12, 2016 – Dedication, hard work, and the importance of education were the topics discussed by members of the Bakersfield Blaze baseball team during a visit to the summer school students at McKinley Elementary School. Pitchers Art Warren and Isaac Sanchez, and mascot Torch, talked with more than 400 students during three assemblies about baseball as well as how the players made it to the professional level. Both players emphasized the importance of hard work, always trying your best, and getting an education.
At the end of each assembly, students had the opportunity to high five the players and the mascot. The event was part of the Bakersfield City School District’s effort to make summer learning a fun and memorable experience for students.
Art Warren demonstrates a pitch.
Pitcher Isaac Sanchez takes a selfie with students.
Students had the opportunity to high five Torch the mascot and the players.
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