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Guest Speaker for Black History Month
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Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Brandon Maye
Brandon Maye
Brandon Maye

During the month of Feburary, Dawes Intermediate students have been studying famous African Americans. Students have researched, created powerpoints, and done various projects using QR codes. We also had a special visitor come speak with our students named Brandon Maye.

Brandon Maye is a native Mobilian and a graduate of W.P. Davidson High School, where he lettered in football.  He went to Clemson University on a full football scholarship.  After finishing time at Clemson, he transferred to Mississippi State where he continued football and graduated with a Masters degree in Human Resources.  In 2011, Brandon entered the NFL draft and went to camp with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  He sustained a career ending Achilles injury during fall camp at Starkville.  He now travels around delivering powerful speeches as a motivational speaker.  Brandon has also published his first book, "Diamond in the Rough,"  which is available on his website, www.BrandonMaye.com 

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