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WVU basketball stars find time for kids

Daily Athenaeum photo by Kyle Monroe Sophomore Terry Henderson lifts a boy up to dunk Monday morning.
Daily Athenaeum photo by Kyle Monroe
Sophomore Terry Henderson lifts a boy up to dunk Monday morning.

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Two star players of the West Virginia University men’s basketball team, Juwan Staten and Terry Henderson, visited the Morgantown Early Learning Facility Monday morning.

The learning facility offers education to pre-school-aged children. A group of WVU public relations students arranged the event to sponsor their capstone project.

Staten and Henderson spoke with each small class of students individually about the importance of staying hydrated, stretching and eating healthy foods.

“The biggest thing was to get them to engage, and I think we were able to accomplish that,” Staten said. “Just giving back is the best part of being here. Just being able to put a smile on these kids’ faces is incredible, especially when you don’t get the chance to interact with kids everyday.”

Staten said he has a lot of nieces and nephews, so he enjoys interacting with kids…

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