Opening Ceremony–First Annual Urban Wood Classic Tournament
On Saturday December 20th, The Urban Youth Academy held its opening ceremony for the First Annual Urban Wood Classic Tournament.
Mr. Darrell Miller, Senior Director of the Academy welcomed the parents and kids to the academy. He introduced our first guest speaker, Brian Barton a Major League Baseball outfielder for the St. Louis Cardinals.
Mr. Barton spoke to the kids about his experiences in baseball and the importance of seeking a college education.
Others speakers included our wonderful Academy Instructors, Academy Manager Mr. Ike Hampton, Coordinator of Education Mr. George Hinshaw and All around good guy and Academy favorite, KT Landreaux!
Here are some pictures from our opening ceremony.
After the ceremony was over, our players gathered in the lunch area and the uniforms were distributed.