Speaking

December 20, 2013

Comments from BOCES Students in Watertown

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak to transition students in Watertown.  I drove from a snow storm in Pennsylvania to Lake Effect snow in Upstate New York. Unlike the cold snow, I received a very warm welcome!  I want to thank Charlie Merrick and Susan Ambrose for inviting me. Here are some of the comments: The speaker made me accept myself for who I am and that it’s okay to be different. Very inspirational.
April 1, 2016

Challenges are Opportunities in Beijing!

By Chris Clark, WAB John Robinson’s message to the Western Academy of Beijing international school community was simple and inspiring: “Often times in life the best opportunities we have come from the biggest challenges we face.” John visited WAB as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series and spent a day working with students in the Elementary, Middle and High Schools. Born a congenital amputee, not much came easy – even the most basic of daily activities,
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