On Thursday May 12, our entire student body had an assembly with a youth motivational speaker. His name was Richie Contartesi. He was a dynamic presenter that kept our students attention with his inspiring message. His message was one of : setting goals, perseverance, facing adversity, stick-to-itiveness, etc. To be brief, his story detailed to our students his experience of being a walk-on football player at Ole Miss, and earning a scholarship his senior season.
After the school-wide assembly, he met with a group of students in the media center where he discussed in bestselling book, "IN SPITE OF THE ODDS." He also sold his book and signed them for the students in the media center. He also gave our students free access to an online program that guides our students in setting goals.