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Ben Tracy Gives Social Media Speech at Knox School in New York

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April 17th, 2019

Earlier this week, Ben Tracy spoke to high school and junior high students at Knox School in St. James, New York.

Ben shared his story with the students and gave them advise for using social media responsibly. He told them that 94% of teenagers use social media and explained the important of understanding the good, the bad, and the ugly related to their social media use.


Ben Tracy Gives Social Media Speeches at Three High Schools in California

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February 15th, 2019
Ben Tracy speaking at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, California.

Last week, Ben Tracy traveled to California to speak to three high schools about social media. Ben spoke to students at Redondo Union High School, Mary Star High School, and Notre Dame High School. He also talked to a group of parents at Mary Star High School.

Ben talked to the students about the fact that their social media is a reflection of their character. He told the students that employers and college admissions counselors will often make their decision based on what they see on social media. Ben noted that 70% of employers and 35% of college admissions counselors look at social media.

In his speech to parents, Ben discussed all of the different social media platforms and the pros and cons of each. He encouraged parents to monitor their kids’ social media profiles, friends, and privacy settings.


Ben Tracy Speaks to More Than 4,000 in Tennessee

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February 15th, 2019
Ben Tracy with Fayette Ware High School Principal Dr. Diane Hicks-Watkins and Guidance Counselor Quintessa Stewart.

Ben Tracy recently traveled to Tennessee to speak to high school students, college students, and parents about social media. He spoke to more than 4,000 people total during the trip.

Ben shared his social media story, discussed the relationship between mental health and social media, challenged the students to put a stop to cyberbullying at their respective schools.

Tracy spoke to students Anderson County High School, Fayette Ware High School, Memphis University School, St. Benedict at Auburndale High School, and Carson-Newman University. He also talked to a group of parents and teachers at St. Benedict at Auburndale High School.

Ben Tracy speaking to nearly 700 students at Memphis University School.