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Boston College women’s basketball players visited the Winthrop Elementary School in Dorchester last week. Pictured (L-R) Brittanny Johnson, Veronica Wilson, LaShaunda Pratt, Carolyn Swords, Victoria Jones, Jasmine Gill and Corey Rusin. The players talked about how they prepared to go to college as part of a program organized by the Step UP Initiative, which partners Boston area universities with Boston Public Schools. BC’s Lynch School of Education coordinates Step UP projects at the Winthrop and Russell elementary schools.