Fall is in full swing now. Change is all around us, in the beautiful colors on the trees, in the gorgeous fall weather, and even here at Summit DD, as the Board names the new Superintendent.
In this edition, we want to announce the next Superintendent, introduce you to two inspiring men who want to let people know what IS possible, get your thoughts on informDD, and show you two examples of a stronger workforce thanks to inclusive businesses.
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Just before sunrise, on Saturday, September 28, Jason “Zeke” Petrie stood with anticipation at the Akron Marathon starting line. Neither fear nor doubt could enter his mind, because he had immeasurable strength on his side—the support of teammate Andre Travis. Read More ›
“Just because you’re in a wheelchair doesn’t mean your life stops!” These are the words of Andre Travis, spoken with great conviction as he prepares for one of the biggest moments of his life. Born with cerebral palsy, Andre has faced many obstacles in his time – but he doesn’t seek sympathy because those obstacles don’t define him. “We can do anything we put our minds to. It’s the tough times that make you stronger,” remarked Andre. Read More ›
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