Members of Green Bay Packers visit Challenge Academy

Members of the Green Bay Packers are in our area giving inspiration to teens in Fort McCoy’s Challenge Academy.

Green Bay Packers Dean Lowry, Lucas Patrick, Tyler Lancaster and Danny Vitale visited the Academy and spoke with the teens today.

They talked about overcoming challenges and growing from defeat.

Cadets say hearing from the players reminds them that being challenged gives them opportunity for growth.

“What they’re saying is really meaningful, that we’re not alone and everyone else goes through the same things. That’s like a role model in a way, like they made it through, so can we. We have hope, it gives us hope,” said Wisconsin Challenge Academy cadet Lilit Ortega.

The Challenge Academy’s 41st class will graduate in just under two weeks.

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