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The Tuskegee News, July 16, 2009, Page B-I F Giving back to the community... v Frank Walker of Baltimore Ravens holds football camp in his hometown Tuskegee Frank Walker Football Camp winners pose with trophies and the camp's director Frank Walker, center. Front row, from left: Daniel Clayton Jr., Defensive Player Award, 5-7 years old: Malik McMiller, Offensive Player Award, 5-7 age group. Second row: .Braxton Rogers, Offensive Player Award, 8-9; D.J. Williams, Defensive Player Award, 8-9. Third row: Donnquez Lewis, Defensive Playe[ Award, 10-12; Walker; and D. Varner, Offensive Player Award, 10-12. Back row: Brandon Williams, Defensive Player Award, 13 and above; andOliver Kirksey, Offensive Player Award, 13 and above. Mandrill Nickle coaches .. a camp instructor The Annual Frank Walk6r Football.Camp was held on the campus of historic Tuskegee University July 7-8, 2009. The camp was hosted by Frank Walker, a defensive back for the Baltimore Ravens National Football League team. Walker played his high school ball at Booker T. Washington in Tuskegee and then was a star at Tuskegee University. He played his first four NFL seasons with the New York Giants and spent one season with the Green Bay Packers before signing a two-year free agent contract with the Ravens. The upcoming season will be his second year with the Ravens. Camp participants were between the ages of 5 and 18. They were taught skills and fundamen- tals .about football by some of the best coaches from the southeast. There were over 125 participants. Certificates were given to all part.icipants and trophies were given to the Best Offensive and Defensive Player for each age group. "I would like to personally thank the parents for allowing their children to participate, coach- es who participated, Coach Willie Slater (Tuskegee University head football coach), Mr. James Arringtan (TU tickets sales manager) and staff of Tuskegee University for allowing us to use the facilities and all the volunteers for helping to make this event suc6essful," said Walker. Frank Walker Football Camp instruc-, tors pose after putting 125 participants through the paces July 7-8 at Tuskegee University. Front row, from left: Desmond Spann and Mcntrise Terry. Second row: camp host Frank Walker of Tuskegee. Back row: Kelvin Powell, Mandrell Nickle and Keith Butler. Walker, Spann, Powell and Butler all played at Booker T. Washington High School in Tuskegee at at Tuskegee University. Camp director Frank Walker Tuskegee's Frank Walker, right, who plays for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League, hosted the Fifth Annual Frank Walker Football Camp in Tuskegee July 7-8. With Walker his sister Jamila Walker and his nephew, 3hase Walker II, age 3. . OFFERED" FOR THE ARREST A_ND CON,CTION OF PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBIE :FOR THE THEFT OF :MR CONDITIONER b,TS IN THE RIDGEWOOD (HOWARD RD.) CO,fUN/[ " NrD FIEICREST (EIAIWOOD) COMMUNITY. SECRET 'TNESS # 334-727-9865 CRIME STOPPER # 1-800.215-STOP (7867)