Sunday, August 13, 2017

Upcoming Keynotes for College Freshmen #Classof2021 H.S. #Classof2017

Later this summer...


Perry’s interactive session teaches college and high school students how to succeed in the college classroom.  His unconventional tips and real world examples are included in his award-winning book, 99 Motivators for College Success.  In addition, Perry demonstrates how to use FEAR-FOCUS-PASSION as the fuel to drive your career decisions, through his own harrowing life events at ages 15 (Fear) and 21 (Focus), which clarified a career re-direction at 27. (Passion) 

Saturday, July 22, 2017

89-year-old teacher & guidance counselor retires after 64-year career

A beautiful story about a women who dedicated her life to high school students in Virginia.  Her students included NBA legend David Robinson.

Orlich, 89, officially retired last month after 67 years as a teacher and counselor, spending all but three of those years at Osbourn High and nearby Osbourn Park High in Prince William County. Students have laughed, smiled and cried within the walls of the windowless office she has occupied since the mid-1970s, bringing to the woman they knew affectionately as “Miss O” the myriad challenges of high school life: friendship drama, unstable home lives and academic difficulties.

Continue reading: After 64-year career, 89-year-old teacher & guidance counselor retires