SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic’s Cameren Dawkins, one of the top golfers in Union County, has been chosen to represent the First Tee Chapter of Essex County at the First Tee national meeting this weekend in Orlando, Florida.
Dawkins, a junior at UC who attended the First Tee Life Skills and Leadership Academy at Michigan State University this past summer, will deliver a speech to over 800 people about his experiences with the First Tee program.
Dawkins, who lives in Hillside, is thrilled that he was chosen for such a prestigious honor.
“To be chosen to go to Orlando and speak at the national meeting means a lot to me,’’ said Dawkins. “I will be talking in front of a lot of people about my experiences with First Tee, and I’m looking forward to it. Going to the Life Skill and Leadership Academy was a great experience for me, and now to be able to give a speech at such an important event is another great opportunity for me.’’