Starting Point held a Leadership Retreat on October 16th at the Oakridge Conference Center in Chaska. The Lewis Influence led us in reflecting on our own GRITTY-ness and doing whatever it takes to achieve our success. Ron and Rodney Lewis wholeheartedly believe that EVERY first generation student is capable of success despite the obstacles. They taught us, through examples and great stories, that using our G.R.I.T. (Greatness, Resiliency, Intelligence, and Tenacity) and doing whatever it takes, we can all achieve our greatness. Students and staff left with a sense of purpose, a new found respect for what they are doing, and defined GRIT. We also enjoyed a beautiful day away with great food and amazing people.
Please check out the link below for a personal message from the Lewis brother for our Starting Point program.
For more information on the The Lewis Influence, please visit their page: http://www.lewflu.com/