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Sports & Society


Grade Level

Thursday 10 to 11 am & Thursday 11 am to noon

8th- 10th graders at 10 & 10th-12th graders at 11


About the Course

Students will learn how various political, economic, and social institutions shape sporting culture in the United States and beyond, and will leave the class with a fresh perspective on how they spectate and participate in sport.

Your Instructor

Lilah Teresa Drafts-Johnson

Lilah is a PhD Kinesiology student at the University of Maryland, College Park. She has been involved in sports at the collegiate level, as an NCAA track and field champion and coach, as well as in the industry as a bilingual gender-based violence prevention educator with professional baseball players. She can't wait to join the Cheverly STEM team to teach about the possibilities of sport as a platform for social change and a portal to connecting with ourselves and others!

Lilah Teresa Drafts-Johnson
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