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Traveling Trunks: 2018-2019

Our new traveling trucks bring a museum experience directly to your classroom! Our trunk is filled with artifacts, literature, photos, and activities for each of the influential people highlighted. The trunks are available for a two week rental, and drop off/pick up services are available (at an additional cost). See Page 3 for cost details.

African Americans in Sports Traveling Trunk

History – 3.11, 3.12, VS.9, USII.9; English – 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.6, 3.7, 3.9, 3.10, 4.1, 4.2, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7, 4.8, 4.9, 6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 6.9

Explore the world of sports through pioneer athletes who broke the barriers for African Americans and integration into the world of sports. This trunk contains artifacts and biographies of some of the most talented athletes of the 20th century. Activities are also included to help your students understand the courage and determination these individuals showed in order to break the mold and become leaders.
Athletes featured in this trunk include Arthur Ashe (tennis), Wendell Scott (NASCAR), Earl Lloyd (basketball), and Benita Fitzgerald Mosely (100 meter hurdles).
Reservations are required to check-out the trunk for classroom use.


Women in Virginia Sports History

Student Athlete Achievement Awards

It takes dedication, hard work, and discipline for high school students to be skilled on any field or court. It takes even more discipline to dominant in the classroom. So we think it’s important to honor the great student-athletes of Virginia with our Annual Student Athlete Awards Ceremony. Juniors and seniors in the 2018-2019 academic year are eligible to be nominated. Fill out a nomination form on our website www.vasportshof.com today! The application period is open from June 29th 2018 until October 19th, 2018 at 5 p.m. 

Education Events

Is your school having a Family STEM or Math Night or a carnival? We would love to be a part of your special event. Our staff will work with you to customize programs and activities to make your event memorable for everyone with special program sessions, table activities or giveaways. 

VSHF Education Foundation and Active Learning Grant:

The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame Education Foundation is proud to offer grant opportunities for the 2018-2019academic year. All schools are eligible to apply. Grants are awarded on a first come, first served basis. Our mission is to get students active and moving with sports and applying skills learned with our interactive activities. The grant is to provide students who receive free or reduced lunch with great educational resources at little to no cost for them. 

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