Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Spc. Obray mentors Philadelphia school students

Timothy L. Hale
Army Reserve Public Affairs

Spc. David Obray, Army Soldier of the Year, spent Veteran's Day at Martin Luther King High School in Philadelphia for "Mentoring Awareness Day" as a guest of Sen. Arlen Specter.

Approximately 170 elementary (4th and 5th grade students) participated in sport clinics conducted by current and former professional athletes.

In addition to Spc. Obray, the students spent time with area law enforcement officers, other members of the military, and college and high school student-athletes. A number of Philadelphia-area mentoring programs were also on hand.