Woroud Sawalha, A Success Story

Woroud Sawalha a role model for Al Farouk School students. Coming from Al Asira al-Shamaliya in Nablus, Woroud was the Palestinian national Athlete in London Olympics in 2012. She began the first steps to achieve her dream in the school tournaments and won many awards and trophies and then continued her university education after a great journey in the Department of Physical Education. She emerged significantly during the second semester of her first year at the Najah university as she was the focus of activity and vitality, practiced daily exercises morning until dawn and participated in many local, and international tournaments. She came first in Jordan 2011 and then participated in Turkey and then in a training camp in Qatar. Woroud is currently a sports education teacher, and one of PS4L’s expert trainers and certified instructor. She leads sessions on sports for development on regular basis for girls in Sour Baher and even in her school, as she draws the attention to life-skills and how they are used in life, school, and work. All this honorable biography was the focus of discussion before the students from the 6th grade, and then allowed for discussion and questions. Woroud was an inspiration for the girls to dream big and persevere.