DiMarco receives Go Teach Dr. Pepper lesson raffle


PHILADELPHIA – Temple University Women rowers Gabby DiMarco received a Go Teach Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway Scholarship. The College Football Playoff Foundation and Go Teach Dr. Pepper have recognized over 100 student-athletes pursuing careers in teaching and education. DiMarco is one of six American Athletic Conference student-athletes to receive the award.

The College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation approved the Go Teach Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway Recipient and Grand Prize Winner 2021 is releasing them in classrooms across the country. This foundation was established in 2019 and is dedicated to supporting student athletes aiming for a career in education.

DiMarco will receive a $ 2,500 study award as a recipient of the American Athletic Conference. DiMarco is a fifth year senior majoring in secondary education in social sciences.

“Teachers play a central role in a student’s life,” DiMarco said. “I am grateful for the support of the CFP Foundation in education and teaching. Every history teacher I’ve had has inspired me tremendously. Throughout high school and college, I have gained confidence in my ability to stand and give in front of a classroom. I have enjoyed my experience teaching students and look forward to using what I have learned in my future experiences. “

A native of Wilmington, DE. (Padua Academy) DiMarco has been a member of the Owls for five years and a mainstay in Temple’s college boats. She joined the team for the 2017-2018 season and has been an important contributor to Temple ever since.

“I’m really excited to get closer to the normal season this year,” said DiMarco. “We have the roster this year to do well. This year we have a lot of talented underclassmen combined with seasoned upperclassmen who know their stuff. I look forward to being back in Oak Ridge, Tennessee for the American Athletic Conference Championships this spring ! ” “

“It’s always exciting when our student athletes are recognized and celebrated for their hard work,” said the Temple women’s rowing coach Rebecca Grzybowski. “Gab is a consistent high achiever. Whether academic, rowing, community engagement, or teaching, she is incredibly passionate and brings enthusiasm and energy into everything she does. Gab will be an incredibly effective teacher, she is a well-deserved recipient of this award, and we are all very proud of it. “

DiMarco will graduate this spring and graduate from Oxford Brookes University this fall with a Masters in Education. “I look forward to continuing both my training and rowing next fall,” said DiMarco. “I am grateful to my roommates, coaches and parents for supporting me and getting me through the difficult moments of this semester.”

Via the College Football Playoff Foundation and the Extra Yard for Teachers

The CFP Foundation is the non-profit arm of the College Football Playoff and supports education across the country. The CFP Foundation’s primary platform, Extra Yard for Teachers, is dedicated to improving the teaching profession by inspiring and empowering teachers in four focus areas: resources, recognition, recruitment and professional development. The CFP Foundation uses multiple partnerships to carry out its initiatives and support positive educational outcomes. To learn more, visit cfp-foundation.org and follow Extra Yard for Teachers (@CFPExtraYard) on social media.


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