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Families Invited to Inspirational Speaker

Chad Hymas to Speak Aug. 28 at Bend High

Article Date: Jul 27, 2018

Parents, students and community members are invited to an inspirational evening with nationally renowned author and speaker Chad Hymas. He will talk about how students, parents, staff and community members can work together to create safe, positive cultures in schools.

Aug. 28
7 p.m.
Bend Senior High School

Get free tickets today!

Chad inspires, motivates, and moves audiences, creating an experience that touches hearts for a lifetime.

In 2001, at the age of 27, Chad’s life changed in an instant when a 2,000-pound bale of hay shattered his neck, leaving him a quadriplegic. But Chad’s dreams were not paralyzed that day—he became an example of what is possible.

Chad will share how to:

  • Harness the power of change and rise above to progress
  • Turn obstacles into incredible opportunities
  • Tap into unseen personal power and inner strength to accomplish seemingly impossible dreams

Chad is a best-selling author, president of his own communications company, and recognized world-class wheelchair athlete. In 2003, Chad set a world record by wheeling his chair from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas (513 miles).

Chad’s speaking career in the areas of leadership, team building, customer service, and mastering change has brought him multiple honors. He served as president of the National Speakers Association Utah chapter and is a member of the elite Speakers Roundtable (one of twenty of the world’s top speakers). He is one of the youngest ever to receive the Council of Peers Award for Excellence (CPAE) and to be inducted into the prestigious National Speaker Hall of Fame.