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Diversity in Motion Initiative Camps to Include Murphy

Date:  July 16 - 17, 2013

Time:  12:30 pm - 4 pm

Summary:  12-year-old racing phenomenon Matt Murphy will participate in the Diversity in Motion Initiative camps presented July 16-17 by the Motorsports Management Program at WSSU.

Description:

Matt MurphyMatt Murphy, the 12-year-old who is considered a racing phenomenon, will participate in the Diversity in Motion Initiative (DIMI) camps  being conducted July 16-17 by the Motorsports Management Program at Winston-Salem State University.  The camps, which are free, will also feature a variety of games and activities centered around auto racing, including a race simulator and a tire-changing game. 

Opened to young people from kindergarten to high school, both camps will be from 12:30 until 4 p.m.  The July 16 camp will be at the Rupert Bell Neighborhood Center at 1501 Mount Zion Place and the July 17 camp will be at the Belview Neighborhood Center at 2800 Burgandy Street.
 
The DIMI camps are designed to expose minority youth to career opportunities in motorsports, including those opportunities other than being a driver, a mechanic or on a pit crew.  The Motorsports Management Program at WSSU offers a B.S. degree that prepares students for entry-level positions in motorsport operations, marketing and event planning.


Categories:  Sports, Youth Programs, Community Connections

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