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Arroyo, D-backs present School Challenge grants

School Challenge

"Be You" was the message D-backs pitcher Bronson Arroyo sang to the students of the Unified Sound band program at Tempe High School after surprising them with a $5,000 D-backs and University of Phoenix School Challenge grant. The grant will fund the program, which brings together high school special needs students and mentors from the Tempe High School band to form a unique bond through music.

Arroyo brought along his guitar and sang his "Be You" song that he wrote a few years ago, prior to visiting an elementary school. He explained that he has always found it easier to write songs geared toward young people, because they require the writer to be more direct and relatable. Full story »

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