The Pacific Athletic Department has partnered with Pencils.com
to provide necessary school supplies to students in San Joaquin County. Pencils.com
, the Internet’s leading resource for high-quality pencils, school supplies and pencil-related content, will distribute a free pack of pencils to Stockton's elementary school students during this year's back to school season.
As part of this promotion, area students will be encouraged to produce a handwritten story or poem, depending on grade level, about soccer, using pencils from the pack. Students will then be able to redeem their work for an age-specific story book at a designated Pacific Men's or Women's Soccer game, in coordination with their school.
Pencils.com reamins dedicated to providing visitors with high-quality pencils, creative tools and content. Pencils.com is a business unit of California Cedar Products Company, the world’s leading manufacturer of wooden pencil slats.
CEO Charles Berolzheimer is a member of the University of the Pacific board of regents. Charles and his wife established the Blackwing Foundation to support and strengthen elementary and high school music and arts programs. That foundation has recently partnered with Pacific's Brubeck Institute, Little Kids Rock and others creating the Ignite the Arts Program.