Month: August 2018

PAL Wrestler Tops Podium

Dunn PAL wrestler Mark Brown III placed 1st at the Pin Cancer Tournament on Saturday, August 11th in Easton, Pennsylvania. He wrestled with the 11 & 12 year olds at 62 pounds against nationally ranked opponents. Mark was the only…

Durham Bulls Game

On August 12, ten PAL students went with the Dunn Rotary Club to see the Durham Bulls Minor League baseball team play a game against the Scranton RailRiders. There, they served us burgers, hotdogs, chips and drinks. Also, they did…

UNC Chapel Hill Concessions

It’s nearly time for school, which means it’s also almost time for football season to begin. The Dunn PAL Youth Leadership Council has partnered with UNC Chapel Hill to give students work experience at sporting events. Last year, I had…

Lights on After School

Lights on After School is a big event that Dunn PAL’s Reach One Mentoring Program and Youth Leadership Council hosts every year. This year’s event will take place Saturday, October 13 at the Dunn PAL fitness center. The students in…

Life and Science Museum Trip

Last Thursday, our PAL students and teachers made a trip to the Life and Science Museum in Durham. Here our kids were able to learn about life and how it is analyzed through science and research. At the first station,…

National Night Out

Yesterday evening, the Dunn Crimestoppers held their 35th annual National Night Out event on Harnett Street in front of Harnett Primary. There was free food and a train to ride, among other events. Dunn PAL set up a tent for…

Week 7 Trip Recap

Last Tuesday, July 31, Dunn PAL went to United Skates in Raleigh. Before they were allowed to skate, they learned about sound waves and how noise is made. One activity involved cutting the tip of a straw to form a…

My First Year of Football

As the off-season progresses, the Triton Hawks progress as well. Since May of this year, the Hawks have been training their hearts out to ready themselves and their team for this season. This is my first year playing official football,…

Youth Mentoring Summit of 2018

On Wednesday,┬áJuly 25th, eight teenagers including myself, went on a trip to Potomac, Maryland. We left around 10 in the morning and arrived at the William F. Bolger Center around 5 that evening. Everyone settled into their rooms and then…