Softball Team Raises Money For Disabled Child
KENNESAW, Ga -- The Kennesaw State University ladies softball team raised $ 800 to help buy a…
Georgia (Apr 12, 2010) — KENNESAW, Ga -- The Kennesaw State University ladies softball team raised $ 800 to help buy a special tricycle for 7-year-old Alexis "Lexi" Kaiser.
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Lexi Kaiser is a triplet born with cerebral palsy, a debilitating condition that effects how Lexi walks, talks, eats and plays. While her brother and sister play outside, her grandfather said Lexi is left trying to keep up. “She has a brother and two sisters, and they all ride bicycles, and of course, she is not going to be able to do that. But with this tricycle and a little bit of help, she will be right in there with them," Roger Kaiser said. “I remember her saying, 'I want to go, I want to ride a bicycle.' And, of course, she will say, 'Please don’t leave me ' and those three little kids will come back and get her.”
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.