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Girls on the run
Program boosts girls confidence at LES
Girls on the Run
Lugoff Elementary School is the first school within Kershaw County School District to offer the Girls on the Run program. Girls on the Run is a 12- week program that helps build self esteem in girls ages 8 to 13 in order to create healthy teens and women. LESs Girls on the Run has 10 participants: Julia Levister, 9; Erica Faile, 10; Alicia James, 10; Eliana Langston, 10; Bryn Kelley, 9; Kerrington Reynolds, 10; Madison Harrell, 8; Meredith Rhodes, 11; Hannah King, 9; and Lily Fender, 10. - photo by Miciah Bennett
Lugoff Elementary School (LES) is boosting self-esteem and body confidence with their recently formed Girls on the Run program. Girls on the Run is a 501(c)(3) organization created in 1996 by Molly Barker in Charlotte, N.C. The program aims to “inspire young girls to be joyful, healthy, and confident using fun experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.” Girls on the Run, for third- to fifth-graders, and Girls on Track, for girls sixth through eighth grade, serve more than 60,000 girls annually.