C.S.P., has a passion for young people and those who influence
them. She founded L.A. Stewart Presentations in 1984, and has
dedicated her life to encouraging youth ever since.
In 2002, Laurie was selected as one of just three inductees
into Western Michigan University's Department of Communication
Alumni Academy. The purpose of the Academy is to give honor and
recognition to WMU's outstanding graduate and undergraduate
authored the book and audio program The
Winning School: The Team Approach to Healthy School Climate and
co-authored Teen Power. She lives in
Kalamazoo, Michigan, with her husband, Jeff; her golden retriever,
Gracie; and her spaniel beagle mix, Maxi.
||The Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) accredited by
the National Speakers Association is the highest earned designation in the speaking
industry. Fewer than ten percent of all NSA members worldwide have earned this title.
|"It is still beyond my
comprehension how you were able to keep the entire student body's attention for three and
one-half hours while sitting in bleachers. However, this was done by you with absolutely
no complaints from anyone. Your sincere concern, unlimited energy, fantastic rapport, and
use of experiential stories provided the ultimate key to your successful presentation. Due
to touching the lives of so many of our students in such a positive way, we are inviting
Safe & Drug Free Coordinator/ Vocational Counselor, Forrest County School District,
"As always, you were magnificent at the
Life Leadership Conference. Your presentation is what ties everything together for us and
you never fail to deliver. My sincere thanks for another great job. We can't do the
conference without you!"
Charles R. Bell
Rotary Life Leadership