Black History Month: An Evening with MarQo Patton
MarQo Patton (pronounced "Marco"), is a dynamic speaker, singer and motivator. MarQo graduated from Fisk University with honors in 2010. He holds a Masters degree in Education. He was a member of the Fisk Jubilee Singers (nominated for a Grammy Award) and, after graduation, committed two years of his life to teaching through Teach for America, a program designed to improve inner city schools. In 2012, he received the Rising Human Rights Advocate Award, which recognizes young advocates who demonstrate great potential for continuing their work in the field. Today, Patton teaches middle-school science and math at Smithson Craighead Academy in Nashville, Tenn. Come out and hear this powerful young man speak. You won't want to miss this opportunity!