Sarah Broome, Thrive Academy (2017)
Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2017-04-26
Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Broome, Sarah | Education | Charter schools
- Broome, Sarah Speaker
A speech by Sarah Broome before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on April 26, 2017. Broome is the founder of Thrive Academy, a residential charter school for at-risk kids in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She discusses: her background; why she decided to create Thrive Academy; their dual enrollment program with Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC); their transition to the state’s special school district; and the support they have received from the Baton Rouge community. She also answers questions from the audience.