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Pennsylvania's Largest K-8 Charter School to Host Teen Summit for Students

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SOURCE Chester Community Charter School

Chester Community Charter School CEO, Dr. David Clark, and Grammy Award-Nominated Producer/Songwriter, Carvin Haggins, to Serve as Special Guest Panelists

CHESTER, Pa., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, May 2, 2014, approximately 300 seventh and eighth-grade students of Chester Community Charter School (CCCS), the largest K-8 charter school in Pennsylvania, will take part in a "Teen Summit"-style forum, where they will discuss their feelings and opinions on challenges and social issues faced at school, home and in their community. Grammy Award-nominated producer/songwriter Carvin Haggins will serve as a guest panelist, detailing his career path and rise to success. Topics of discussion will include building confidence, anti-bullying issues, gaining respect, and social media conflict resolution.

The event is hosted and presented by the Chester Community Charter PTA and the Phenomenal Youth Organization, a local foundation whose mission is to empower children and young adults with knowledge and confidence, to enable them to make good decisions.

Chester Community Charter School is the largest K-8 charter school in Pennsylvania.

About Chester Community Charter School
Chester Community Charter School opened its doors on September 9, 1998, serving 97 students from its modest four meeting rooms, in the lobby of the Howard Johnson Hotel. Since that time, the school has steadily grown to include more than 3,200 students.
www.chestercommunitycharter.org

WHO:            

  • Dr. David Clark, CEO, Chester Community Charter School
  • Carvin Haggins, Grammy Award-nominated Producer/Songwriter
  • More than 300 seventh and eighth-grade students of Chester Community Charter School

WHEN:         Friday, May 2, 2014
                    1:45pm – 2:45pm

WHERE:       Chester Community Charter School - East Campus
                    214 East 5th Street 
                    Chester, PA 19013

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