Former educator to be keynote speaker at MLK event

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Tags: Willicia Hobbs, Martin Luther King, Culver-Stockton, Multicultural

Willicia Denise Hobbs will be the keynote speaker during Culver-Stockton College’s Martin Luther King Day of Service event at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16 at the Merillat Chapel and Recital Hall in the Robert W. Brown Performing Arts Center

CANTON, Mo. — Willicia Denise Hobbs will be the keynote speaker during Culver-Stockton College’s Martin Luther King Day of Service event at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16 at the Merillat Chapel and Recital Hall in the Robert W. Brown Performing Arts Center.

Hobbs retired in 2017 after 30 years in education, with 24 of them in Missouri school systems. She was an assistant superintendent, a teacher and a principal in various districts. She has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education, two master’s degrees and a doctorate in education. She also is certified as a principal mentor by the National Association of Middle School Principals. The topic of her lecture is “Using Your Education to Gain Success.”

Hobbs also will be speaking during an MLK women’s luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17 in the Schwan Family Dining Room.

Contact Andrea Bolden, coordinator of the Office of Multicultural Development and Residential Life, at abolden@culver.edu or 573-288-6706 for more information.

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Contact David Adam, Media Content Specialist, at dadam@culver.edu or 573-288-6312 for more information.