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Back-to-School, Inc. Is Counting Down to the Annual Back-to-School  Teen Explosion Conference©


FAYETTEVILLE, NC (July 29, 2016) Back-to-School, Inc. is sponsoring the Back-to-School Teen Explosion Conference© on July 30, 2016 at the Cliffdale Recreation Center, 9:00am-2:00pm. The purpose of the Conference is to provide an annual end of summer event that encourages teenagers to plan for a successful school year and apply themselves at the highest level upon going back to school.

The event is filled with a day of educational and fun activities. Middle and high school students will participate in workshop sessions on school success, time management, personal branding and health and wellness. In addition, rising high school seniors will learn about senioritis and how to prepare for life beyond high school.

Dr. Teresa Thompson-Pinckney, founder of the Back-to-School Teen Explosion Conference, states "As we embark upon our 6th year, we am excited about the opportunity to be a part of an effort that assist teens with transitioning into the new school year empowered and ready to learn. This Conference is designed to support the whole teen academically, socially and physically. I am very appreciative of the community support in hosting this event."

Premier Sponsors for the Back-to-School Teen Explosion Conference© include The Fayetteville Observer, City of Fayetteville, Fayetteville/Cumberland Parks & Recreation, Jade Quality Care, Inc., AmeriCorps VISTA and T. Pinckney & Associates. "Making A Difference” Sponsors include Upsilon Kappa Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, Epsilon Rho Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Fayetteville/Fort Bragg Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., ICAN and Wiseman Mortuary. Other contributors include Dell, Public Works Commission, Fazoli’s, McDonalds, Millstone 14, Sweet Frog, Texas Roadhouse, Walgreens, Wal-Mart, and Wendy’s.

Pre-Registration is required. Spaces are limited, for additional information regarding registration, please visit or call 910-764-8336 (TEEN). Lunch and the exclusive Tee are included in registration fee.

Background: Back-to-School, Inc. is a national nonprofit whose mission is to develop and support efforts that increase academic success for students. Back-to-School, Inc. provides teen conferences/summits, conducts youth development research, and advocates for all children to have a quality education.

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