Philadelphia Celebration Recap

As a part of the 2017 NFL Draft week celebration, the NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, United Way Worldwide and the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey hosted a Character Playbook celebration with 6th graders at William H. Ziegler Elementary on Wednesday, April 26th. Students in attendance had the chance to show off their knowledge gained through the course thus far and further explore the concepts covered in the course through engagement with special guests who focused on the importance of character and healthy relationships in all aspects of life.

The event included a student demo of the course for special guests, remarks from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, a true or false activity led by United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s CEO Jim Cawley and a student-led Q&A session featuring Philadelphia Eagles Legends, Bill Bergey and Hollis Thomas and Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleaders Deonna and Marissa.