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Three time Olympic Gold Medalist Gail Devers speaks at Ivy Creek Elementary

Three time Olympic Gold Medalist Gail Devers was the featured speaker at Ivy Creek Elementary School’s 3rd Leadership Academy. Devers talked to students from Ivy Creek and Patrick elementary schools about the importance of becoming a leader. “Gail’s message was about the importance of learning to lead yourself. She shared her journey from elementary school through the Olympics which included many joyful moments as well as difficult ones. She stressed the importance of setting tangible goals, both long-term and short-term, and checking them frequently to assess progress,” said Ivy Creek Elementary School Principal Laura Callahan. Devers is one of the top sprinters of all time having won a Gold Medal in the 1992 Olympic games in Barcelona and two more in the 1996 Olympic games in Atlanta.

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