physical education

IL’s ambassador of physical education

Originally published Aug. 5, 2018 in the Lancaster News.

Coach Honeycutt travels the country spreading his passion

By Hal Millard

Jerry Honeycutt is on a quest, determined to turn the notion of public-school physical education on its ear.

In an era when schools are placing increased emphasis on areas such as math, science and technology to help build a competitive future workforce, PE classes may often be overlooked and undervalued – perhaps even eliminated entirely. But according to Honeycutt, head PE coach at Indian Land High School, physical education can be so much more than kids idly shooting baskets in the gym, the occasional softball game, and an easy A. Read More