October 22-24, Sandy will speak from his replicated cell to close to 1,000 Catoosa County high school students, who will be going through the “maze of their life.” During the Catoosa County Teen Maze, held at The Colonnade in Ringgold, Sandy will tell of his horrific experience and teach the importance of good decision-making. Sandy has shared his story with more than 130,000 young people in Georgia, speaks to students nationwide, but he’s never done it like this before.
Teen Maze is a theatrical, simulated game-of-life where teens will experience the consequences of poor decision-making by the spin of a roulette wheel or draw from a bucket. Maze creators describe it as a “life-size game board” where teens navigate their way through life scenarios. Students increase their understanding of personal responsibility, learn peer resistance skills, how to make more effective life choices, and how to plan for a successful future.
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