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WHS welcomes guest speaker  

Michael Olivieri to present Pain with a Purpose his personal story of overcoming adversity


Watervliet High School will welcome motivational speaker Michael Olivieri for two student assemblies on Friday, Feb. 2.

The guest speaker endured some of most difficult circumstances anyone – especially a child – can experience, including homelessness, poverty, family abandonment and multiple foster care placements. Olivieri will share his personal experiences of overcoming adversity with students in grades 9-12.

He will share the story of how he beat the odds and will deliver a message of hope, encouragement, perseverance, optimism and strength designed to empower those who face similarly challenging situations.

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