What Students Are Saying »

"Your talk today was a huge inspiration. I’ve been bullied too, since middle school. And today made me realize I don’t have to be a victim."

– JonHigh School Student | New Jersey

"You connected with me on levels I didn’t know existed. Your speech really got to me."

– EmmaMiddle School Student | Florida

"I realized that I was being a bully, but I don’t have to be like that if I make the change. Thanks for coming to our school!"

– DesmondMiddle School Student | California

"It helped me see that my words can help people and that’s what I’m going to do."

– CierraElementary Student | Michigan

"Your speech was the best assembly we've ever had. Keep it up Tom! Other schools really need this."

– JesseHigh School Student | Oklahoma

"I liked it because it made sense to me that I can play a big part in making our school better."

– AlexElementary Student | New York

"I have been cyberbullied since 9th grade and your speech showed me that I can get help. Thank you for being so real with your own story."

– TaysiaHigh School Student | Massachusetts

Educator Testimonials

What Educators Are Saying »

"Tom’s inspirational program has been a catalyst for the implementation of the anti-bullying plans of the district."

– Dr. Larry LuskDyer County Schools, TN

"Thank you for being the keynote speaker at 4-H Round-Up. I heard many positive comments from youth and adults about how they liked your message and tips regarding how they can be a change agent in their school and community to reduce bullying. Your energy helped set the stage for this early teen-aged conference."

– Tony Carrell, Purdue UniversityExtension Specialist, 4-H Youth Development

"Tom’s message rocked! It was a home run for our students."

– Mark KrommendykPrincipal, Grand Rapids, MI

“You went beyond the call of duty to ensure that the children's needs were addressed, holistically. To me, it shows that you care, thus making a difference in the lives of the students you touched. Once again, thanks a million.”

– Winifred TodmanU.S. Virgin Islands Department of Education

He made a great impact on our kids. Kids were really talking about it. I believe that he was the spark that we needed to be the change.

– Tony JonesPrincipal, Northview Middle School, TN

"I was just really thrilled at the way Tom was able to engage our high school students. He had such an excellent message that all students need to hear."

– Amy SmithHigh School Counselor, San Jose, CA

"It had a tremendous effect on our students because it related to what they experience each and every day. It empowers kids to take charge of their lives and to be the change."

– Brenda CrauderPrincipal, Custer Baker Intermediate School, Franklin, IN

"We are just astonished and excited about how it went. It was great. We had an awesome time!"

– Miguel Moreno GEAR UP Facilitator, Texas A&M International University, TX

"I would highly recommend having Tom come into your school to speak to your students!"

– Andy WalshPrincipal, Olympia Middle School, IL