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DEONTE'S MOST REQUESTED PRESENTATION:

"FROM HARDSHIPS TO SCHOLARSHIPS"

Deonte’s inspiring personal journey detailing how he managed to overcome hardships such as the untimely death of his brother, his mother’s diagnosis with cancer, and being robbed at gunpoint to later earn over one million dollars in scholarship offers and graduate as the first Black male valedictorian of his high school in more than a decade.

DEONTE'S OTHER HIGHLY REQUESTED PRESENTATIONS:

A SCHOLAR'S TIPS ALL ABOUT SCHOLARSHIPS

As a Gates Millennium Scholar and recipient of over one million dollars in scholarship offers, Deonte provides valuable information to high school juniors and seniors to help them successfully navigate the college and scholarship application process.

EMPOWERING & ENCOURAGING EDUCATORS

Deonte empowers and encourages educators through detailing the impact and influence his teachers had in his life, proving to educators how much of a difference they truly have the capacity to make in the lives of their students.

SO WHAT'S THE PRICE?

Research has indicated that nearly half of a child's achievement in school can be accounted for by factors outside the school, including parental support. In this presentation, Deonte explores the role of a parent in a child's education and shares ways in which parents can be active educational agents for their children.

STEMULATE YOUR MIND

To succeed in today's information-based and highly technological society, students need to develop their capabilities in STEM to levels much beyond what has been considered acceptable in the past. In this presentation, Deonte sets out to detail why STEM education is so important for everyone and encourages students; teachers; and parents to prioritize and engage in STEM related activities.

BRING DEONTE BRIDGES IN FOR THE FOLLOWING:

READ WITH DEONTE BRIDGES

Deonte seeks to show students the benefits of reading and how doing so helps one grow stronger and wiser. Traditionally using the children’s book The Little Engine That Could, Deonte sets out to teach children the value of optimism and hard work.

LUNCH & LEARN

During their lunch hour, students are able to dine with Deonte and engage in dialogue that focuses on a range of topics such as leadership and community service.

Deonte Bridges is available for conferences, professional development sessions, seminars, community events, PTA meetings, academic enrichment programs, ceremonies, workshops, graduations, retreats, etc.

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