Richard Sherman & S.W.A.G. Tour – Verbum Dei High School

Richard Sherman Comes Face-to-Face With a Student He Already Had Inspired

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Mar 7, 2013
Clare Farnsworth
 
LOS ANGELES – Stop Two on the Richard Sherman SWAG
 
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(Students With A Goal) Tour took a detour to the Verb.

That would be Verbum Dei High School, an all-boys institution in the Watts area. Before Sherman’s presentation to the 220 students and Q&A session that followed, however, the Seahawks’ All-Pro cornerback came face-to-face with his past. Again.

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Richard Sherman & S.W.A.G. Tour – Brotherhood Crusade

A Cardinal In Trojan Territory

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Mar 7, 2013
Clare Farnsworth
 
LOS ANGELES

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And it was, on the last of Sherman’s three appearances Wednesday, when the Seahawks’ All-Pro cornerback returned to his roots to promote SWAG – Students With a Goal. That final stop was at the Brotherhood Crusade, and the question was one of the last that Sherman fielded on a day when he also appeared at his alma mater, Dominguez High School in Compton, as well as Verbum Dei High School in Watts.

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Richard Sherman & S.W.A.G. Tour – Dominguez High School

Richard Sherman Walks His Talk

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Mar 7, 2013
Clare Farnsworth
 
COMPTON, Calif. – Apparently you can go home again.

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Richard Sherman proved just that on Wednesday, when the Seahawks’ All-Pro cornerback was the surprise guest speaker during a seniors-only assembly at Dominguez High School. Sherman is a frequent visitor to his alma mater, but this trip was different because he was talking to the 300 students about achieving their goals and fulfilling their dreams – not just to the football players.

“I want them to know that there’s a big world out there and that goals can be achieved and that it really doesn’t matter where you come from or what situation you started from,” Sherman said after the event that was sponsored by SWAG – Students With a Goal.

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Richard Sherman & S.W.A.G. School Tour

With Richard Sherman, Seeing is Believing

Posted on www.seattleseahawks.com
Mar 7, 2013
Clare Farnsworth
 

During three stops in his old neighborhood on Wednesday, Seahawks All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman challenged students to set a goal and not be deterred from achieving it.

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This probably shouldn’t have happened, not when you consider where Sherman’s journey began and the constant obstacles and temptations he had to overcome and elude along the way. And it was that message, that challenge – setting goals and not allowing yourself to be diverted or tempted – which Sherman brought to more than 500 students on Wednesday during a three-stop tour de force to promote Students With a Goal (SWAG).

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