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 Depauw Univ. Athletic Dept. – Coming to CHS, Nov. 13 (Presentation)

Come join us at CHS for a presentation:

“Transitioning from High School to College Sports”

Location: Covington High School MPR
Date: Wednesday, November 13
Time: 6:45pm – 8:00pm

WHO IS INVITED

Any high school student-athletes, coaches, and/or parents in Fountain and surrounding counties as well as student-athletes from neighboring Illinois high schools.

PRESENTERS

  • Stevie Baker-Watson (DePauw University)
  • Coach Vince Lazar (DePauw University)
  • Coach Anne Moelk (DePauw University)
  • Coach Dan Ambrose (DePauw University)
  • Trent McCormick (Covington High School)

THERE IS A COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY FOR EVERY ATHLETE!
The DePauw University athletic department will give a presentation next week at Covington High School surrounding the “college recruitment process” and “what it takes to be a collegiate athlete.”

TOPICS

  • There is a college/university for every student-athlete
  • The recruitment process
  • A parent-coach’s perspective

SPECIAL GUEST – Stevie Baker-Watson – DePauw University’s Director of Athletics

Ms. Baker-Watson oversees 23 varsity sports which compete at the NCAA Division III level in addition to the intramural and club sports programs and is just the ninth DePauw director of athletics in the last 88 years.

Since arriving at DePauw in 2012, Baker-Watson has played a significant role in the development of the Athletics and Recreation Facilities Master Plan and in 2014, DePauw completed Phase I of the Plan, totaling $26 million in improvements to the Lilly Center and the Athletics Campus. She has also overseen the transition of men’s and women’s lacrosse to NCAA varsity status and established a new logo system for athletics. In June 2015, Baker-Watson also assumed the role of Associate Vice President for Campus Wellness managing a portion of DePauw Health, a collaborative relationship between DePauw University and Hendricks Regional Health to provide health and wellness services to all students.

In 2018, Baker-Watson was named NCAA Division III Administrator of the Year by Women Leaders in College Sports and was named a Community Award Winner by the Indiana Youth Services Association for her work on DePauw’s campus with the “Make Good Decisions” campaign which promotes the Indiana Lifeline Law.

Presentation Agenda
7:00 PM — DePauw University (55 minutes)

  • Topic 1 – There is a University for Everyone
  • What is a college/university looking for in a high school student-athlete
  • What does college-life look like for a student-athlete?
  • What are strategies that a HS student-athlete can implement in preparing for college?
  • Topic 2 – The Recruitment Process
  • How does a HS student-athlete take the first step in reaching out to a college/univ.?
  • Campus visits, admissions, NCAA clearinghouse, timelines, etc.

7:55PM – Perspective from a Parent-Coach (10 minutes)

  • Setting goals, a vision, and a plan
  • Marketing yourself from home
  • Visit, visit, and visit again!

8:05PM – Questions and Wrap-Up

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Covington Community High School
1017 6th Street
Covington, IN. 47932
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Covington, IN. 47932
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Covington, IN. 47932
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