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Speaker Encourages IWA Students to Find Opportunity in Every Challenge
Posted 02/01/2019 08:00PM

South Texas Catholic

Incarnate Word Academy welcomed guest speaker Spencer West to its campus on Jan. 31, during its celebration of Catholic Schools Week. West reminded students to find opportunity in every challenge while empowering future leaders to facilitate passion within themselves in order to create positive change in the world. After losing both legs from the pelvis down at the age of five, West entered a world that might have easily defeated him. Instead, he tackled challenge after challenge, like participating in high school athletics and climbing the rigorous summits of Mount Kilimanjaro, defying the odds of his doctors, peers, and anyone who didn’t know of the drive and determination within him. MORE

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