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Barons Basketball assistant coaches
Barons Basketball assistant coaches, Michael Johnson (left in grey) and Candice Close (center in orange), lead relay drills on the courts during Power Camp 2009. (Photos provided)

 

BPC Athletics partners with Journey Church to bring Power Camp to community

MOUNT VERNON – Brewton-Parker College’s Athletic Department lended its instructional expertise to Journey Church of Vidalia’s Power Camp 2009, held on community park athletic fields in Vidalia June 8-10.

             

Jose Caraballo
Barons Head Men’s Soccer Coach Jose Caraballo leads a soccer clinic for local children as part of Journey Church’s Power Camp 2009.

According to Jeff McCormick, Journey senior pastor, the athletic camp geared to school age youngsters was well attended, with more than 150 local children participating in the three-day camp. BPC coaches and coaching staff participated in the project, as the leaders of basketball, soccer and baseball clinics.

             

“Dr. Lee Cheek, vice president for College Advancement at Brewton-Parker College, came out to watch his coaches and was simply amazed at what was happening in the community through Journey and BPC,” said McCormick. “Thanks, Dr. Cheek, for allowing these godly men and women to help us transform our community with the gospel.”

             

McCormick adds that four campers accepted Christ as Savior during the event.

             

"What a great partnership!” adds Dr. Cheek. “In helping young people realize their full potential – physically, spiritually, and intellectually – we can truly nurture and empower the rising generation.  Having witnessed the camp in action, I can attest to the grace-filled environment that encouraged the young people of our community to excel.”

             

Brewton-Parker College is the only accredited four-year Christian college in south Georgia.

Greg Boo Mullins
BPC Head Baseball Coach and former major league player Greg “Boo” Mullins stresses the importance of baseball basics to a group of youngsters at Power Camp 2009.

             

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The mission of Brewton-Parker College, a Georgia Baptist college, is to develop the whole student through the application of Biblically-centered truth to a liberal arts curriculum in a community of shared Christian values.
 
Brewton-Parker College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Brewton-Parker College.
 
Updated on: April 15, 2010 8:26 PM