East Middle School selected to participate in Riding for Focus program this fall

Grand Junction, CO – East Middle School students will have a new way to weave cycling into the school day this fall as participants in the Specialized Foundation’s Riding for Focus program.

As a Riding for Focus recipient, East will receive a fleet of youth mountain bikes and helmets, a starter maintenance kit, a program curriculum, a partnership with a local specialized retailer to service the mountain bikes, a trip to Specialized Foundation Headquarters in Morgan Hill, California, for program training and support.

East was selected from a group of 40 applicants who each submitted videos about their schools and why they would like to be part of the Riding for Focus program. Riding for Focus helps middle schools teach bike safety and has long-lasting social and health benefits. Learn more about Riding for Focus at www.specialized.com/us/en/specialized-foundation-school-program.