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Redskins Portis, Orakpo to Visit Claremont Elementary

by ARLnow.com November 8, 2010 at 5:22 pm 2,330 6 Comments

Students at Claremont Immersion Elementary school in South Arlington will be immersed in a world of football and fitness tomorrow afternoon. The school has been chosen as the local winner of the NFL’s Play 60 Super School sweepstakes.

Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis and linebacker Brian Orakpo will make a special appearance at the school around noon to talk to students about the importance of living healthy and active lifestyles that include 60 minutes of exercise each day.

Orakpo and Portis, who has been recovering from an injury, will then lead students in an Ultimate NFL Physical Education Class.

The Redskins stars will be joined by Tanya Snyder, wife of Redskins owner Dan Snyder. Mrs. Snyder will present the school with a $10,000 check, to go toward health and wellness programming or equipment.

  • MikeyinCrystalC

    Congrats to the school!

  • MM

    Those are some lucky kids!

  • rebecky

    Way to go Claremont!

  • Burt

    Sure it didn’t hurt that the P.E. teachers husband is a former Redskin…

  • BizzyMom

    Way to go Claremont! So proud of you!!!

  • PikeHoo

    +1 for South Arlington

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