Melvin Adams speaks at convocation

Published 10:55 am Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Cumberland County Public Schools held convocation to kick off the new school year recently. The event took place in the Cumberland and middle school’s cafetorium. The featured motivational speaker was Melvin Adams, a former Harlem Globe Trotter. Adams, who has spoken to over three million youth, stated that he owed his success primarily to a guidance counselor who came to school every day “on purpose and with a purpose.”

His message to teachers and staff members was to emulate his former guidance counselor by forming positive relationships with students and motivating them to achieve.

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