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THS speaker asks students to open their hearts

 

Posted 9/26/17 (Tue)

THS speaker asks students to open their hearts

By Marcus White


It has been a tough six months at Tioga High School with the recent deaths of two students -- one from suicide last spring and one from a recent car crash.


“Our students are hurting,” said Principal Brodie Odegaard. “We need to help them cope and get beyond being numb.”

That is where Odegaard hopes motivational speaker Jeff Yalden comes into play. The speaker made a last-minute trip Thursday from his home in North Carolina to speak with students about coping with hard times and keeping life in perspective.

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