UMFK basketball teams teach Cub Scouts at Fun Day
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UMFK: Students taught Cub Scouts during Fun Day. From left are UMFK women’s head coach Brad Holabird, UMFK team members Ericka Christensen, Jeremy Bishop, Thomas Elias and Glenn Gaitor with the Northern Maine Cub Scouts. The scouts presented the UMFK basketball players with a plaque.
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UMFK: Students taught Cub Scouts during Fun Day. From left are UMFK women’s head coach Brad Holabird, UMFK team members Ericka Christensen, Jeremy Bishop, Thomas Elias and Glenn Gaitor with the Northern Maine Cub Scouts. The scouts presented the UMFK basketball players with a plaque. - Contributed photo
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EXCLUSIVELY ONLINE - FORT KENT – Coaches and team members from the University of Maine at Fort Kent men’s and women’s basketball teams recently taught the game of basketball to area Cub Scouts during the 2012 North Star District Cub Scout Fun Day held on the UMFK campus Saturday, April 28. The Cub Scouts participated in four activities led by UMFK faculty and staff, including “Fantastic Forestry,” “Bang, Flash, Boom! Wacky Chemistry,” “Art Smarts” and “Bengal Basketball Bonanza.”

UMFK head men’s and women’s basketball coaches Eric Werntgen and Bradley Holabird led sessions in which the Cub Scouts learned the fundamentals of basketball while participating in games inside the Sports Center gymnasium. UMFK team members donating their time along with Werntgen and Holabird were Taylor Boucher (sophomore, Fort Kent), Jeremy Bishop (freshman, Montreal, Que.), Ericka Christensen (freshman, Warren), Jennifer Colpitts (sophomore, Scarborough), Thomas Elias (junior, Madison), Glenn Gaitor (freshman, Freeport, Bahamas), Jorge Matesanz (freshman, Sevilla, Spain) and Jahleel Williams (freshman, Fort Fairfield).