Brett Yormak, Brooklyn sports/entertainment CEO, to keynote Morristown High alumni mentoring night, Nov. 28

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One lucky student who attends this event will win $1,000 toward his or her continuing education, according to the Morris Education Foundation.

Here’s more, from the MEF:

MORRISTOWN HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI RETURN TO SCHOOL ON CAMP NIGHT

The Morris Educational Foundation will host its third annual C.A.M.P. (Colonials Alumni Mentoring Program) Night event on Nov. 28, 2017. The highly successful program will pair Morristown High School (MHS) students and parents with 15 esteemed alumni to discuss careers ranging from engineering to television producer.

Brett Yormark, MHS class of ’84 and CEO of Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment (Brooklyn Nets, New York Islanders, the Barclays Center Brooklyn and more) will give the keynote address.

The keynote will be moderated by Tara Bernie, four time Emmy-nominated senior television producer, Morris School District parent and Morristown resident.

“After the keynote, students and parents will move into small group forums to explore careers of their choice with successful alumni working as doctors, lawyers, engineers, business people, music, television, and media professionals, a state trooper and even an anti-terror counter- intelligence specialist,” said Chrissie Wetherbee, associate director of the Morris Educational Foundation.

“We are very excited about this great line-up of alumni coming back for the current student body and filled with lots Colonials pride.”

A full listing of the esteemed speakers and their bios is on the Morris Educational Foundation’s website morrisedfoundation.org. Students may RSVP and submit questions at bit.ly/rsvpcamp.

KEYNOTE: Brett Yormark ’84 CEO Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment

ARTS
Josh Gannet ‘99 Music Producer and Sound Engineer

BUSINESS
Lauren Moores ‘81 VP of Data Strategy and Data Sciences at IndigoAG Liam Mulcahy ’07 Corporate Account Executive at MongoDB

CIVIL SERVICE AND INTELLIGENCE
Ryan Martin ’02 US Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism Consultant
Brian McNally ’06 NJ State Trooper, Company Commander USMC Reserves

ENGINEERING
Andy Gallerstein ‘01 Engineer
Eric Heiberg ’81 Principal Engineer at Heiberg Engineering and Forensic Services

LAW
Kirsten Hotchkiss ‘79 Counsel at American Express Global Business Travel Eric Ingles ’86 Partner at Schenck, Price, Smith & King

MEDIA
Eileen Bernstein ‘77 Television and Film Producer
Joe Territo ‘87 Chief Content Officer at NewBay Media

MEDICINE
Shaun Adair ’05 Resident Physician at Atlantic Health
Lauren Pallone Martin ’02 Pediatrician at Advocare Morristown Pediatrics

“The goal for the evening was to provide an opportunity for MHS students to learn from and network with alumni who have achieved success in their careers,” said Wetherbee. “We have received tremendous positive feedback from speakers, students, parents, and school administrators.”

The Morris Educational Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) that seeks to attract private resources to support a variety of educational programs and initiatives in support of the Morris School District. Through effective solicitation and distribution of funds, the Morris Educational Foundation helps enable the District to continue to be the model of visionary social and educational leadership it has been since its inception. For more information, visit the website at www.morrisedfoundation.org.

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