The Other Wes Moore – Lecture

Wes Moore

Fall 2015 Convocation Lecture: Wes Moore

Youth advocate, Army combat veteran, social entrepreneur and best-selling author

Wes Moore overcame academic and behavioral struggles early in life to graduate with honors, become a Rhodes Scholar and serve in the United States Army. He currently helps young people succeed by making the right choices through education and awareness alongside the support of their parents, teachers and mentors.

Moore will discuss his book—and this year’s Common Reader—”The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates.” Copies of the book will be on sale at the event with a book signing to follow

Tuesday – October 20, 2015

7 p.m. – Doors open at 6 p.m.

JQH Arena – Missouri State University

Free and open to the public.  No ticket is required to attend.

Moore will discuss his book—and this year’s Common Reader—”The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates.” Copies of the book will be on sale at the event with a book signing to follow

Ms. Anthony will be meeting for coffee at the National Avenue Panera at 5 p.m. After coffee we will head for the arena. Friends and students are welcome to join. It’s always more fun to learn together.

ELOs – Write a 500 word personal reflection of the event and submit to Ms. A. by Friday, October 23, midnight to receive 20 ELOs on the gradebook.

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