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WoS students cover a Seton Hall hoops game

Write on Sports students (in white shirts) interview a player after the game.

NEWARK - A group of Write on Sports students put their journalism skills into practice during a workshop at Prudential Center with the Seton Hall men’s basketball team at a game January 7, 2017.

2016 gala honors literacy champions, teachers, students

Honorees King Rice, left, Lindsay Barra and Hubie Brown, right, with WoS Executive Director Byron Yake

The Write on Sports 11 th Anniversary Gala on Sept. 14 in Newark accomplished three things: celebrated teachers, honored three 2016 Literacy Champions and raised funds for the tuition-free programing WoS provides to middle school students.

National non-profit honors WoS founder Yake as fellow

WoS "Literacy Champion" honorees David Tyree, left, Jenny Vrentas, second from right, and Stephen A. Smith, right, pose with WoS founder and executive director Byron Yake, second from left, at the WoS 2015 Gala in October.

SAN FRANCSICO, Nov. 13, 2015 – Byron Yake, the founder and executive director of Write on Sports, was named a Purpose Prize fellow by Encore.org.

Cox Communications profiles Steve Krasner and Central Falls, R.I., WoS affiliate

Writing is a skill that can shape a life, and Steve Krasner is proof.

Roselle Catholic affiliate wraps up second season

Eight grammar school campers, residents of Roselle, Linden, Elizabeth, Hillside and North Plainfied, completed the two-week camp session at WoS affiliate Roselle Catholic, directed by Roselle Catholic alums Joe Skrec ’84 and Erin Sisk '06, from July 6-10 and July 13-17.

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