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Patriot Brandon Lloyd opens playbook on life in Lowell High visit
By Pete McQuaid, buy cheap methadone cassette test pmcquaid@lowellsun.com


All six of Brandon Lloyd's siblings have college degrees. Buy cheap methadone cassette test And he would have had one too -- if he didn't leave school early to play in the National Football League.

"I never saw sports as my future, buy cheap methadone cassette test" Lloyd told a room of Lowell High School students. Buy cheap methadone cassette test "I looked at it as a means to an end. Buy cheap methadone cassette test I knew I wanted a major institutional degree in broadcast journalism."

It was this drive for success that the Patriots wide receiver stressed in his visit to Lowell High on Tuesday morning. Buy cheap methadone cassette test Jeanne D'Arc Credit Union, buy cheap methadone cassette test along with the National Financial Educators Council, buy cheap methadone cassette test sponsored Lloyd's visit as part of its MoneyStrong program, buy cheap methadone cassette test which educates teens to be financially responsible through talks, buy cheap methadone cassette test workshops and first-loan programs.

"The program is such a great education for kids coming out of school or going into college to learn about saving, buy cheap methadone cassette test" said Michelle Silveira, buy cheap methadone cassette test senior vice president at Jeanne D'Arc. Buy cheap methadone cassette test "Even if they're saving as little as $10, buy cheap methadone cassette test that's still making a difference."

Members of Jeanne D'Arc's financial-education department put on a presentation for about 100 Lowell High seniors, buy cheap methadone cassette test covering everything from the mysterious fine print of credit-card agreements to the financial implications of choosing the right college. Buy cheap methadone cassette test The students watched video clips of celebrities such as John Salley, buy cheap methadone cassette test Christian Hosoi and Wilmer Valderrama, buy cheap methadone cassette test each of whom talked about the tough path he faced in achieving his dream.

But the real star of the show was Lloyd, buy cheap methadone cassette test who spoke to thestudents for about 20 minutes about how hard work can lead to financial success. Buy cheap methadone cassette test He told of his hardworking hometown of Blue Springs, buy cheap methadone cassette test Mo., buy cheap methadone cassette test the type of place where the varsity quarterback was also the valedictorian and got a scholarship to Dartmouth. Buy cheap methadone cassette test He recalled a moment in his youth when he asked his parents to buy him a video-game system, buy cheap methadone cassette test which he soon learned he would have to buy himself after mowing more than a couple of lawns.

"Once you view money as something that requires labor, buy cheap methadone cassette test youhave more respect for it, buy cheap methadone cassette test" said Lloyd.

Wanting to get a degree just like the rest of his family, buy cheap methadone cassette test each of whom was able to afford college through academic scholarships, buy cheap methadone cassette test athletic scholarships or even enlistment in the Air Force, buy cheap methadone cassette test Lloyd parlayed his considerable athletic ability (and dinner-plate-sized hands) into a football scholarship at the University of Illinois.

"When you have that discipline and focus, buy cheap methadone cassette test that's what helps you stay on course with all the distractions that high school and college throw you, buy cheap methadone cassette test" said Lloyd.

Lloyd took a tour of Lowell High when he arrived at about 9 a.m. Buy cheap methadone cassette test After the presentation, buy cheap methadone cassette test he sat in on a business class and ate lunch in the school restaurant. Buy cheap methadone cassette test Though he encountered many Patriots fans, buy cheap methadone cassette test Lloyd feels like his life lessons are universal and that as long as somebody learns a thing or two, buy cheap methadone cassette test he's happy.

"I think that it doesn't matter how much money that (the students) will have in their future, buy cheap methadone cassette test because each of them, buy cheap methadone cassette test in some way, buy cheap methadone cassette test will have money in their future, buy cheap methadone cassette test" said Lloyd. Buy cheap methadone cassette test "But all it takes is one kid. Buy cheap methadone cassette test I come from a family of educators, buy cheap methadone cassette test and one thing my dad would always say is that he'd teach all these years for one student to get something out of it."

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