Artist, speaker, and youth leader CJ Luckey will be presenting his “Celebrating All Persevering Students” (C.A.P.S.) program at several Carroll County elementary schools during the month of September. In-school performances will be held from September 23-27, 2019. A public presentation will be held on Tuesday, September 24, at 6:30 p.m. at Winters Mill High School. This presentation is open and free for all CCPS families and is geared toward elementary-aged students.

Luckey’s presentation is based on his C.A.P.S. album, which was inspired by the research of Dr. Carol Dweck and promotes her findings on the growth mindset. During the presentation, Luckey will discuss several growth mindset concepts that are embedded in the lyrics of the C.A.P.S. album. “The Power of Yet”, “The Power of Mistakes”, and “Grit & Resilience” are a few concepts that will be covered in this high energy, insightful, and inspiring presentations. Students will dance, sing, and learn concepts that will benefit them not only in the classroom, but in life as well. This hour-long presentation will leave students encouraged, empowered and inspired! The presentation will conclude with a dedication to teachers.

CJ Luckey is a hip-hop artist and motivational speaker from Dallas, Texas. He has spoken and performed for schools, camps, and conferences around the country for five years. He provides a positive, uplifting, and encouraging presentation and has found that blending hip-hop with a positive message is a sure way to captivate listeners while helping the message resonate in their hearts.

According to Luckey, “My goal is to encourage, empower and inspire the younger generation. When you have a gift or something that can change or impact the lives of many people, you have a responsibility to bring it to life! The gift I have been blessed with is music and I intend to use that gift to impact the lives of young people.”

The Carroll County Public Schools (CCPS) is firmly committed to creating equal employment and educational opportunities for all persons with regard to its employment practices and in the provision of services, programs, and activities. The CCPS does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, ancestry or national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The CCPS provides non-discriminatory access to school facilities in accordance with its policies and regulations regarding the community use of schools (including, but not limited to, the Boy Scouts). The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Chantress Baptist, Director of Human Resources, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157, (410) 751-3068.

The Carroll County Public Schools (CCPS) does not discriminate on the basis of disability in employment or the provision of services, programs or activities. Persons needing auxiliary aids and services for communication should contact the Office of Community and Media Relations at 410-751-3020 or, or write to Carroll County Public Schools, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157. Persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability, may use Relay or 7-1-1. Please contact the school system at least one (1) week in advance of the date the special accommodation is needed. Information concerning the Americans with Disabilities Act is available from the Director of Facilities or the Supervisor of Community and Media Relations: Raymond Prokop, Director of Facilities Management, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland  21157, (410) 751-3177, or Carey Gaddis, Communications Officer, 125 North Court Street, Westminster, Maryland  21157, (410) 751-3020.





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