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I really liked the oath we took about not using drugs and alcohol It made me really realize that drug and alcohol abuse is REAL and that I, under any circumstances, would NOT use them to cope with my problems!
If you can face audience after audience candidly revealing your life, it shows me that I no longer need to “hide” my secrets and my shame.
You were real. You weren’t full of ----. You made a lot of sense.
Seeing you has inspired me to take better care of myself.
You really made a difference in my life. I never thought in a million years that I would open up like I did. Thank you for helping me face the challenge.
Legacy Of Hope® and your stress workshop literally transformed my life. You truly show other people the face of God, and probably have saved many lives.
An extremely high caliber performer and speaker . . . highly professional, passionate, and knowledgeable. Many high school parents informed me her assembly was first school event their child has told them about in years.
Without a doubt the best program we have had. This program should be required in the high school curriculum
Refreshingly unique and energetic, grabbing student attention. Powerful and personal. Feedback was surprisingly positive and open.
Over 250 students on the follow-up survey said they would join a support group. Impressed how many students talked with you about their unresolved feelings following the assembly. You gave them courage to confront their inadequacy, hopelessness and anger. Our highest praise.
She reaches us in ways no one else can. She is a warm and charismatic presenter, easy and delightful to work with.
Susie's skill and understanding of the middle school age group was evident...ability to refocus attention and to do so in a gracious and good-humored manner. Undoubtedly one of the finest assemblies
Students truly could not stop talking about it. Never before seen such a unique and remarkable story acted out. Moved them all to a standing ovation. I believe that this program is one of the best.
Response has been awesome!!!! Kids have been flooding my office telling me "I felt like she was talking to me.”
You "touched" everyone at TeamSpirit, adults and youth. I've been receiving e-mail, mail, cards, and phone calls from students and their parents who are in awe of what took place.
On behalf of over 10,600 students and adults. . . super job. Overwhelming response and standing ovations! De-Stress for Success® was also a huge success! Your sincerity, generosity and spirit are not limited to stage but a part of your life.
I can't begin to tell you how many positive comments I received. Our leaders tell me, 'That was just what our kids needed!' Most common statement: 'I have never seen that many 4-H'ers (900) so attentive for so long!' ...I appreciate you 'sticking around', available to those youth who wanted to share their feelings and personal situations. It is an exceptional speaker who will follow up and follow through...you made a profound impact.
This program is AMAZING! Every parent and teen should see this! It's PERFECT!
I was fully engaged, I was challenged to think about my life in a critical way. I got enough information to take the first steps to healing my family.
Thank you so much for your no-nonsense, straight to the point, psychologically sound, caring and thoroughly entertaining and moving performance!
For many years I have had numerous conversations regarding parenting with my husband and he finally understands through your messages that parenting & awareness are key!!! Thank you!
You left a lasting impression on everyone at my school site. Very professional and entertaining, yet filled with important messages. The most meaningful and poignant staff had ever seen. I unconditionally recommend you.
Susie was the best staff development speaker that we have ever had! She kept us on the edge of our seats, she was great!
The best and most realistic program I have ever seen at any state or national conference in over 30 years of professional work!
There has never been a keynoter who received better evaluations, moved the audience more, or who received a standing ovation.
Susie is a conference coordinator's dream come true! She made our convention a resounding success!!
THANK YOU FOR INSPIRING ME! I currently work for Orange County Probation. You influenced my life and I know there are many others that feel the same.
Truly the highlight of our AIDS and Alcohol Awareness Week. . . unanimous praise. . . an outstanding, very talented and captivating performance. A well deserved A+ recommendation
A creative artistry which separates it from the typical statistics-based lecture. I can easily recommend her for future NCAA Wellness Speaker Grants
"You are amazing to be able to perform and keep that crowd under control! You got through loud and clear! I was particularly impressed with your ability to elicit and discuss FEELINGS."
What a positive experience this was for our church. A win/win - Church/Community/School partnership - a difference in the lives of our kids and increase in visibility for our church. . . it had a tremendous impact on both youth and their parents.
If you work with youth, you should provide them with Susie's thoughtful and Hopeful presentation. Susie's personal warmth, moral strength, and honesty really come through in these sessions. I'm convinced she reached more students in this creative program than would be possible by expert speaker or film.
Your performance and message will be a point of departure from which we will do much counseling with our students. I believe that you were able to open their minds for receiving help.
You had definitive, constructive suggestions and directions for students. I highly recommend your presentation for any public school and especially for students at risk.
A perfect fit to our program. The standing ovation you received was well deserved and reflects the impact you had on our attendees. A sure conference winner!
All eyes in the room were riveted. The obvious choice to open a teen conference during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Susie’s ability to reach an audience is awe-inspiring. She is genuine, approachable, warm, a bundle of energy, and extraordinarily committed to her mission of Hope.
Previous programs were not reaching kids at risk. Legacy Of Hope® gave a golden opportunity to make a difference. You captured the junior and senior high school students, helping them realize they have choices. Over 200 students sought your help after the assemblies. Goals were achieved!
The audience was spellbound! World-class speaker to youngsters and oldsters alike. Evaluations said: WOW! Incredible! BEST EVER! Susie was the highlight of the convention!
She is terrific. Her overall message is upbeat, that teens can overcome difficulties if they find positive outlets for their emotions. She understood the upheaval in their lives.