Volunteer Swimming coach Elvin Foreman, top center, helps beginning swimmers like Taylor Cornish, 7, of Capitol Height, and others practice their strokes on pool side. Olympic silver medalist Maritza Correia McClendon, the first black female swimmer in the 2004 U.S. Olympic team, conducts a swimming workshop at Fort Meade for minorities and low income families. African American sorority Sigma Gamma Rho, of which Correia McClendon is a honorary member, has partnered with USA Swimming to teach more African-American children and adults to swim.

Kenneth K. Lam, Baltimore Sun
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