ROADTRIP NATION AT KENNEDY

WRITTEN BY: PEGGY ON APRIL 13, 2015

AT&T Aspire and Roadtrip Nation Partner to Empower At-Risk Students to Find their Own Road to a Fulfilling Career

Interactive Presentation for Students of Kennedy High School,Featuring Special Guest Speaker Richmond Mayor, Tom Butt

WHAT:

It’s never too soon for students to start thinking about a career and college preparation, but many struggle to translate their passions into a viable profession.

“Roadies” from the PBS show and career exploration movement,Roadtrip Nation, will make a special stop on their nation wide educational tour to visit Kennedy High School, providing an inspiring event for the attending students. Through Roadtrip Nation’s partnership with AT&T Aspire, the Roadies will share with the students how they can match their natural interests with real world career opportunities, and “define their own roads.” Following presentations to the students, the Roadies will interview on stage VIP guest Mayor Tom Butt. He will share how he reached his path to success as a community and government leader.

Students will also get to talk with the Roadies and tour their iconic bright green RV.

VISUALS:

  • Roadtrip Nation “Roadies” giving their dynamic and interactive presentation to students
  • Kennedy High School students engaged in the activities
  • Mayor Tom Butt sharing obstacles, life lessons and advice
  • The iconic green RV which inside includes signatures, quotes, and advice written all over the walls and roof from the many leaders/celebrities interviewed from the PBS TV show.

WHERE:

Kennedy High School

4300 Cutting Blvd (Parking lot is off 45th St)

Richmond, CA 94806

 WHEN:

Monday, April 13, 2015

9:00am – 11:00am:  Full duration of presentation. (10:00am VIP guest speaks)

10:30 –11:30am: Explore RV, talk to Roadies/students, Interview guests

VIP GUESTS/INTERVIEW OPPS:

  • Roadtrip Nation representatives
  • Ken Mintz, AT&T Area Manager
  • Richmond Mayor Tom Butt
  • Kennedy High School representatives