Travis Roy Motivational Speaker

School: Middle School of the Kennebunks Amount: $1,000.00

Travis Roy’s motivational presentation to all middle school students and staff will focus on goal setting, hard work, perseverance, and grit. Travis Roy was a 20 year old hockey player who eleven seconds into his first game for Boston University was checked into the boards and paralyzed. His inspiring autobiography, 11 Seconds is one that many seventh graders choose to read for their Autobiography Unit. In addition to speaking to the entire school, Travis will share his experiences of organizing, editing and the drafting process in a writer’s workshop format with all seventh graders as they write their own autobiographies.