Student-Athlete Tip of the Week (5-20-13)
"Presented by the NFHS"
I know it's not fair to compare professional athletes with those in high school, but the story line here shows how quickly management forgets about yesterday.
Last baseball season pitcher Philip Humber threw the 21st perfect game in baseball history, an unbelievable accomplishment. Last week he was released by the Texas Rangers after starting 0-8 with a very high earned run average.
Athletic fame can be fleeting. That's why getting an education should be your ultimate goal.
Professional contracts and athletic scholarships can be taken away from you overnight, but a high school and college diploma will last you a lifetime.
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