April 18, 2011
Mike Thomas, USYCA Treasurer, member of the British Officers Cricket
Club and the C.C. Morris Cricket Library Association, spent two days
last week with students at St. John's Episcopal School in Olney, Maryland. Mike's time was spent primarily with 5th & 6th
graders. The school was so pleased with the program that it is now
considering expanding it to its Middle School and also promoting it to
fellow private Episcopalian schools.
"We are grateful to Mike Thomas and the United States Youth Cricket
Association for introducing our students to the exciting sport of
cricket," St. John's Athletic Director Kim Hutcherson said. "At St.
John's we are always looking for ways to enhance and expand our
curricular offerings and expose our students to a variety of activities.
Cricket certainly is new for our students and assists our students in
thinking about the global picture of sports. The enthusiasm and passion
that Mike brought to his presentation was infectious. As cricket
continues to grow in this country, I would highly recommend contacting