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Students' documentary gets national attention

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¢ Tuesday's Washington, D.C., screening of "No Child Left Unrecruited" is getting national attention today. The film by two Lawrence High School students, which is about military recruiting provisions in the No Child Left Behind Act, screened in the Capitol at the request of U.S. Rep. Michael Honda.The [Miami Herald][1] was among the papers that ran stories today."You get an A-plus," said Honda, who was a teacher and principal before he came to Washington. His district is in the San Jose area.¢ Lew Perkins, the KU athletic director and former AD at the University of South Carolina-Aiken, is the subject of a profile in the [Aiken Standard][2]. The paper says Perkins' influence is still being felt at the university, and he's being considered for Aiken's Sports Hall of Fame."Big Lew", as he is known to his friends and colleagues, never won any championships on the basketball court, but he taught his players the value of hard work and how to play the game the right way. Working without even a home court for much of his coaching career, Perkins had his players believing they could compete with any team they played, and his athletes gave their all both on the basketball court and in the classroom. [1]: http://www.miamiherald.com/509/story/145267.html [2]: http://www.aikenstandard.com/sports/323733452871037.php

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Crossfire 6 years, 10 months ago

This is very cool. We should all be proud.

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maxcrabb 6 years, 10 months ago

Congrats to the Lawrence High Students.

Film is one of the most under-appreciated arts in highschool. Props for making it so far with so little.

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