Stefan Viragh ’11 has always loved soccer. He has been playing the game since he was 4 years old. While a student at Wheaton, he played on the men’s varsity soccer team all four years. And the sociology major wrote his senior thesis on the globalization of soccer and how it has become a cultural phenomenon.
This year he took that love to a higher level by interning for seven months as a coach and team leader in Kampala, Uganda, for Soccer Without Borders. The nonprofit organization’s mission is to use soccer as a vehicle for positive change by inspiring personal growth in underserved youths in the United States and abroad. The ultimate goal is to lead youngsters to a brighter future. [Read more...]