Boats of Opportunity

Hard work in the classroom isn’t the only thing that can get you recruited to some of the nation’s top schools. Members of the St. Louis Rowing Club are having incredible success both in the water and in college recruitment. But, this sport is not for the faint of heart – it takes a lot of commitment along with physical and mental strength.

There’s a lot more to education than blackboards and textbooks. Behind the Minds takes you behind the school doors to highlight educational initiatives within St. Louis city and county K-12 schools. Watch for teachers, staff, administrators, and students who will blow your mind with innovative ideas and programs.

Boats of Opportunity

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am