Monroe City R-1 School District spent the day on Thursday, September 7 with motivational speaker Jeff Yalden, of New Bern, NC. Yalden started in the middle school speaking with grades fifth through eighth. This meeting lasted two and one-half hours as Yalden spoke to the students giving encouragement and hopeful ways to deal with stress and touched on real life subjects. Whitley Lake, Resource Education teacher for grades fourth through sixth, commented, “He was amazing, we were blessed to have him.”
Next, Yalden spent an hour in a leadership workshop with a small group of middle and high school students which are involved in leader representative roles.
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