Ron Clark to Speak at Upcoming Phoebe Sumter Community Health Symposium at South Georgia Tech
Americus, GA – Ron Clark, teacher and administrator of the award-winning and internationally acclaimed Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, will be the keynote speaker at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center’s Community Health Symposium on Saturday, April 13 in the South Georgia Technical College gymnasium. The event is free and open to the public.
The Community Health Symposium will cover important healthcare issues important to the community. Local experts will also cover topics including behavioral health, anti-bullying and overall health and wellness. Known to many as “America’s Educator,”
Ron Clark is the 2000 Disney American Teacher of the Year, a two-time New York Times bestselling author, the subject of a television movie and the founder of the Ron Clark Academy. Ron is regularly featured on network and cable television (The Today Show, CNN and Oprah) and was dubbed by Ms. Winfrey as her first “Phenomenal Man.”
Mr. Clark will share the uncanny adventures he has had in the classroom and his experiences teaching in Harlem. Within his humorous and heartwarming stories, he will deliver a message relevant to each of us. It is a message of hope, dedication and the never-say-never attitude required to achieve goals and dreams.
The Community Health Symposium is Saturday, April 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the South Georgia Technical College Gymnasium. Phoebe Sumter is hosting this event along with partners: South Georgia Technical College, Citizens Bank of Americus, Innovative Senior Solutions, Middle Flint Behavioral Health and Behavior Health Link.