‘The girls needed this’

Emotional development program runs past virtual challenges

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: October 11, 2020 1:42 PM CT | Published: October 11, 2020 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Precious Davis looks on as her daughter, Treasure, runs in place during a Girls on the Run Zoom call on Thursday, Oct. 8.&nbsp;The local after-school program, a subsidiary of the national nonprofit Girls on the Run International, has served more than 350 girls since 2018.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Precious Davis looks on as her daughter, Treasure, runs in place during a Girls on the Run Zoom call on Thursday, Oct. 8. The local after-school program, a subsidiary of the national nonprofit Girls on the Run International, has served more than 350 girls since 2018. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Girls on the Run finished out the spring semester online, but only about 60% of the girls showed up on Zoom team meetings.

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Toni Lepeska

Toni Lepeska

Toni Lepeska is a freelance reporter for The Daily Memphian. The 32-year veteran of newspaper journalism covers a diversity of topics, always seeking to reveal the human story behind the news. Toni, who grew up in Cayce, Mississippi, is a graduate of the University of Mississippi. To learn more, visit tonilepeska.com


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