Local School Principal Receives Award from Storm Stadium & Raises Awareness of Stevens-Johnson Synd
The purpose of the Storm's program is to recognize and award outstanding local teams or individuals based on their accomplishments, inspirational story, and/or community involvement. The honorees need not be related to sports.
In 2016, the Lake Elsinore Storm Stadium extended the prestigious award to Teresa Everett, Principal at Sky View Elementary School. Teresa leads Sky View Elementary (http://www.perris.k12.ca.us/
The award was presented to Ms. Everett by Raj Narayanan, the General Manager of the Lake Elsinore Storm Stadium on August 20, 2016 who chose Ms. Everett for her leadership, in addition to her work in spearheading innovation in education and a commitment to educational equity.
Teresa Everett stated, "Receiving the Local Legend award is humbling and I dedicate this award to the incredible team of educators, staff and parents whose on-going contributions are growing the school's vision into a reality. Furthermore, I am THANKFUL for those in our community who value the work of educators and encourage our students to believe in themselves while striving to always do their best. Thank you to Lake Elsinore Storm Stadium for your encouragement. Education is the great equalizer and this must remain true no matter the students' zip code."
MORE ABOUT SPEAKRIVERS AND TERESA EVERETT
Teresa Everett (SpeakRivers) is a motivational and keynote speaker whose main mission is to support children from socio-economically challenged neighborhoods in hopes of inspiring them towards greatness and achieving their dreams and aspirations.
Recently, her youngest son, struggled with Stevens - Johnson syndrome which is a rare and serious disorder of the skin and mucous membranes. Teresa will advocate for increasing awareness about this potentially life-threatening syndrome. Her son has been able to since recover and is now in good health.
Please watch and share the link provided to see more about her son's journey with Stevens - Johnson syndrome, and his efforts to overcome SJS with the help of his doctors, family and friends.