We believe that the sport of basketball lends itself to a great potential for refined skill development and positive personal growth. We would hate to see anyone excluded from that potential simply because of outside obstacles, which is why we have worked hard to develop a program that not only offers basketball and character development, but does so in an affordable and convenient way.
If you want an internship where you’ll be asked to do the grunt work – the dishwashing, coffee brewing, and office organizing, you should come to DistinXion. But if you also want an internship where your ideas matter, your personal well-being is top priority, and your skillset will be challenged and strengthened, you should still come to DistinXion. Never in my life have I felt so immediately valued as an equal, and never in my life have I felt so built up to succeed.
The noise was deafening, surrounding me on all sides so that my eardrums rang with the sheer volume of it. Thirty girls – my thirty best friends in the world – jumped and cheered and hugged each other. Tears welled in each of our eyes, but the smiles on our faces were the brightest they had ever been.
By Saturday, as the meet’s end loomed, the scoreboard told us all we needed to know. We gathered around each other, celebrating a battle won. We didn’t need the final race to tell us what we had believed from the beginning: we were the champions.