Speakers Bureau – DC

Speakers Bureau – DC

Mr. DeVoshay Johnson, the IT Manager for Fort Pierce City Hall, helped to kick off the 2016-2017 Speakers Bureau series with his presentation to students and staff at Dale Cassens Educational Complex. Through sharing his life story, he emphasized to students the need to understand that true success comes from within.  Mr. DeVoshay also stressed that the choices students make will determine their success in life, and he shared the value in accepting help from others.

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LPA Freshman – “C2G”

LPA Freshman – “C2G”

LPA Freshman are Committed to Graduate “C2G”

Lincoln Park Academy Freshman had their first freshman meeting.  During the meeting, several things were discussed by their class sponsor, Ms. Erickson.  Mr. Sanabria, school principal, spoke to the students and shook the hand of every freshman to ensure their commitment to graduate during 2020.  The freshman received a bracelet as a symbol of their commitment!

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Speakers Bureau – DMMS

Speakers Bureau – DMMS

Dan McCarty Middle School students and staff welcomed Attorney Lorenzo Williams of Gary, Williams, Parenti and Finney Law Firm as a guest speaker in the 2016-2017 Speakers Bureau series.  Mr. Williams emphasized lessons taught to him by his father and lessons that he, in turn, imparted to his four children.

He introduced the acronym “HOW” and went on to explain the meaning of each letter. “H” stands for honesty, “O” represents obedience, and “W” signifies work. He encouraged students to practice all three for success.

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Speakers Bureau – FPW

Speakers Bureau – FPW

On August 31st, Fort Pierce Westwood High School hosted St. Lucie Pubic Schools’ Teacher of Year Mr. Jeffrey Johnson as the guest speaker for the Speakers Bureau Series.

Mr. Johnson spoke about the power of education and its importance. He recounted his experiences of growing up poor and shared that he lived in the projects.  This distinguished and eloquent speaker also communicated with his audience the fact that he was told he would not amount to anything and that life was not easy for him. However, he emphasized that because of his determination and perseverance to get a good education, he now represents the District and carries the title of “St. Lucie Public Schools Teacher of the Year.”