CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 13: Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis looks on during the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Paul Brown Stadium on November 13, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Steelers won 24-17. (Photo by Joe …
CINCINNATI - Around 5,000 local students are receiving a pat on the back from Cincinnati Bengals’ head coach, Marvin Lewis, on Monday for their efforts off the field.
It’s all a part of the Learning Is Cool program.
The program is designed to motivate students to make the “A” honor roll each quarter throughout the school year. When they obtain this achievement, The Marvin Lewis Community Fund awards them with a small gift.
But on Monday, these stellar students will be celebrated and recognized by Lewis, members of the Bengals team, and coaching staff.
Students from Cincinnati Public, North College Hill, and Covington Independent schools are involved in the program.
Since the program's inception in Cincinnati Public Schools in 2008, there has been a 110 percent increase in students achieving the "A" honor roll.
The students will be recognized Monday at the Cincinnati Zoo from 6 to 9 p.m.
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