Authors and Former Gamecocks to Visit on September 25.
The authors of #JustaChicken and #JustaChickenLittle, Preston Thorne and Langston Moore, are coming to River Ridge to share their positive message. Preston Thorne is a teacher/coach at Blythewood High School in Blythewood, South Carolina. Co-captain of Lou Hotlz '04 Gamecocks and recipient of the Brad Davis Community Service Post-Graduate Award, Preston became a Gamecock when he received his Masters in Teaching from the real USC's school of education. After graduation, Preston served in the AmeriCorps NCCC as part of the organization's post-Katrina Gulf Coast recovery. Using the skills he learned in AmeriCorps, Preston has teamed with Langston Moore to be the co-creator of EAT2WIN, a series of camps devoted to eliminating child obesity nationwide by exposing young people to healthy eating and physical fitness. Langston is an seven-year NFL veteran and current sideline reporter for the Carolina Gamecocks. Co-captain of Lou Hotlz '02 Gamecocks an SEC All-American, Langston excelled as a Defensive Lineman. Langston became a Gamecock when he received his degree from the real USC's school of HRSM. As a passionate community activist, Langston has created the EAT2WIN Football Fundamental camp, a series of camps devoted to eliminating child obesity by exposing young people to healthy eating and physical fitness.