Guest Speaker: Dr. Jason Paige, DDS
VCU – School of Dentistry
Spoke about his path to his career in dentistry.
The students broke into their teams for a team strategy session. The students were told to write their biggest challenge on a sheet of paper. Their challenges would remain anonymous. The challenge could be anything from school, home, social, personal, etc. The assistant coaches read the challenges out loud and the team worked together to offer suggestions to overcome the struggle or challenge.
The goals were to identify:
-Where the students are struggling?
-What are they doing to improve?
-Opportunities to work together
-Who could help (teachers, tutors, team/classmates)?
-Importance of homework and studying
-Discuss time management
-How to communicate with teachers about their challenges
-Discuss the impact of poor performance on overall grades
-Keeping grades up in English
-Hard time in Earth Science class
-Remembering to do homework
-Remembering things/ History
-Getting homework done on time
-Keeping up with work and don’t have good study strategies
-Keeping grade up in WH II
Guest Speaker: Capital One, Executive Coach
Duke – Law School
“Play to Win”
Spoke about her path, overcoming adversity, refugee
Group Activity – Memory Game
Name, Sport, Favorite Class
Guest Speaker: J. Sargeant Reynolds, Community Outreach
Ice Breaker – Card Game
Team Activity – Puzzle with missing pieces