NBA Player Jason Thompson To Speak At Potter Thomas Promise Academy Career Day
A professional athlete shares his journey towards success with young hopefuls
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (I-Newswire) May 28, 2011 - Jason Thompson of the Sacramento Kings will join the Potter Thomas Promise Academy of North Philadelphia for their first Annual Career day on Thursday June 2nd at 10:00am. The event will present students with the opportunity to meet professionals from various industries to discuss academic and social excellence. Thompson, a native of Mount Laurel New Jersey and graduate of Rider University, will share his personal success story and address the importance of education with students ranging from Pre-K to 8th Grade.
There’s a rewarding feeling that comes with learning something new and being able to share that knowledge with others, “says Thompson. I want my experience to encourage students to apply themselves to the best of their abilities,” he adds.
“We are pleased to have Jason present at our Annual Career Day,” said Dywonne P. Davis-Harris, Principal of Potter Thomas Promise Academy. “I believe his expertise and knowledge, as well as his personal journey will motivate our students to look beyond their present circumstances to pursue and achieve their dreams. “
For more information about Jason Thompson’s appearance at the Potter Thomas Promise Academy Career Day, contact Crystal Carroll at firstname.lastname@example.org
About Jason Thompson:
Jason Thompson is a professional basketball player for the Sacramento Kings. He was born and raised in Mount Laurel New Jersey, where he led Lenape High School’s Men’s basketball team to the New Jersey Group IV state title. His hard work and perseverance awarded him a scholarship to Rider University where he was the starting center until 2008. Upon graduating from Rider University, he was selected 12th overall by the Sacramento Kings in the 2008 NBA Draft. Jason continues to work hard on and off the court and campaigns academic excellence through camps, school programs and community outreach.
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Published On:May 28, 2011
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