Cpl. Richards, a veteran of the U.S. Army (1948-1956), served with the 105th Field Artillery Division. The founder of Veterans Speakers Forum, he has received numerous awards for educating the public about various veteran topics, including the American Red Cross Community Courage Award. He is currently spearheading a campaign to persuade the School District of Palm Beach County to close schools in observance of on Veterans Day.
For Oxbridge Academy, the presentation is the continuation of a series of first-hand accounts from speakers who lived through important historical eras. Previous speakers have been other war veterans and Holocaust survivors. These discussions support the school’s academic approach, which focuses on in-depth, project-based learning opportunities.
Oxbridge Academy is a new, independent college preparatory school that opened September, 2011 on the former site of the Jewish Community Center. The 40-acre campus features a digital media center; classrooms equipped with advanced technologies, including web conferencing;
For more information on Oxbridge Academy, call 561-972-9600 or visit www.oapb.org