HATTIESBURG - The
Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies will host a family and
friends 25th anniversary dinner celebration Dec. 2 at 6:30 p.m.
at the Hattiesburg Lake Terrace Convention Center. All center students
(past and present), parents, family members, teachers, administrators,
psychologists, counselors and other persons interested in the programs
or activities at the center are invited to attend this family event.
Jason Dorsey, a nationally recognized motivational
speaker, will appear to share his inspirational story, "How
Gifted Education Changed My Life." Jason has been featured
on NBC's "Today Show," ABC's "The View," and
the "Chicken Soup for the Soul" series. In the past, Jason's
audiences have included students, teachers, administrators, parents,
and corporate executives.
In addition to Dorsey's presentation, winners of the
"What Gifted Education Means to Me" writing contest will
be announced. This writing contest is open to all identified gifted
Tickets are $9 per person, which includes the price
of admission and a full-course dinner. For more information on the
event, please contact The Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies
at (601) 266-5236 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.