BOCA RATON, Fla. (September 16, 2019) – The Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl and the College Football Playoff Foundation announced that A.D. Henderson University School (ADHUS) K-5 STEAM Lab instructor Jennifer O’Sullivan has been selected as the local Extra Yard for Teachers Week honoree.
Extra Yard For Teachers Week is a nationwide celebration of teachers, led by the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation within the platform of college football. Created in 2015, the occasion provides an opportunity for all of college football to take part in the mission of elevating the teaching profession. The CFP Foundation works in close partnership with colleges and universities, conferences, bowls, ESPN and education supporters to honor and recognize the meaningful work of teachers for the entire week.
“We are proud to take part in this incredible commitment to teachers that is led by the College Football Playoff Foundation and thrilled to honor an outstanding teacher like Jennifer O’Sullivan,” said Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl executive director Doug Mosley.
O’Sullivan was selected as the honoree after receiving a strong and inspiring recommendation from A.D. Henderson University School principal Dr. Sherry Bees.
“Jennifer O’Sullivan serves as an exemplary educator as well as advocate for students and teachers at A.D. Henderson University School,” said Bees. “She is extremely passionate about guiding and supporting students and educators to be their best. As the K-5 STEAM Lab Instructor, she is passionate about mixing the arts with the hard sciences while developing innovative and experimental curriculum. Anytime you walk into her lab, students are creating and sharing through coding, augmented reality, engineering, building or making.”
For more information about Extra Yard For Teachers Week and the College Football Playoff Foundation, go to https://cfp-foundation.org
About the Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl: 2019 Game Moves to New Day, Time and Network
After spending five years on the Tuesday evening before Christmas and being aired on ESPN, the 2019 Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl will kick off “in the Florida sunshine” on Saturday afternoon, December 21 at 3:30 p.m. ET at FAU Stadium and will broadcast nationally on ABC as well as on ESPN Radio and locally on ESPN 106.3. The bowl game has conference tie-ins with teams from Conference USA, the American Athletic Conference and the Mid-American Athletic Conference.
As one of 41 postseason college bowl games in the country and one of 15 owned and operated by ESPN Events (a division of ESPN) the Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl is the only one hosted in Palm Beach County. As a celebrated annual holiday tradition in Boca Raton and Palm Beach County that lives up to its other name, ‘Boca’s Biggest Annual Outdoor Party’, the event features all the pomp and circumstance of traditional bowl events. It is a high-energy, entertaining experience for both college football fans and non-fans alike and allows the national spotlight to shine on Boca Raton and Palm Beach County. Bowl week activities will begin on Tuesday, December 17 with the arrival of the participating teams; days, times and sites for the team welcome parties, beach parties, luncheon, pep rallies and other bowl week activities will be released at a later date. For more info, visit www.CheribundiBocaRatonBowl.com and/or follow through social media on Facebook (Facebook.com/BocaBowl), Twitter (@BocaBowl), and Instagram (@BocaBowl).