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Thursday,, October 4th

Decatur Conference Center 7 am - 9 am

Keynote Speaker

Jarrett P
Jarrett Payton, son of the late NFL Hall of Famer Walter Payton is a radio and
television host locally with WGN, businessman, philanthropist, motivational speaker,
and devoted husband and father. Currently he is the host of CLTV’s Sports Feed
program and sports anchor for the 4pm WGN TV News broadcast.
Along with honoring his father’s legacy, Payton is connecting with children, serving
as a role model and stressing the importance of sports, education and character
through his speaking events. He and his wife Trisha are the co-founders of The Jarrett
Payton Foundation (JPF). Payton also dedicates time to his family’s foundation, The
Walter & Connie Payton Foundation.
Payton’s own career in athletics started at an early age. In addition to High
school football, he had an illustrious career at the University of Miami where Payton
appeared in five major bowl games and was named Most Valuable Player of the
2004 Orange Bowl.
After college, he went on to play in the NFL, NFL Europe, Canadian Football League
as well as the Indoor Football League.
Dr. Paul Fregeau is the Superintendent for Decatur Public Schools. The District is
comprised of approximately 9,100 students and has eleven elementary schools,
four K-8 buildings, and two middle and two high schools. As the Superintendent,
Dr. Fregeau is responsible for making the district’s day-to-day decisions about
educational programs, the budget, staff and facilities, while enforcing the
policies that are set by the Board of Education. These initiatives play a key role in
promoting student success.
Prior to his role in Decatur, Dr. Fregeau had invested over 26 years of educating
today’s youth. He began his career as a history teacher and coach in Quincy, IL
and Monroe City, Mo. He became a high school principal in Mountain Grove,
MO and served as a Superintendent for Cass-Midway Schools in Cleveland,
MO. Dr. Fregeau was formerly the Assistant Superintendent for North Kansas City
Schools in Missouri, before joining the DPS family.
As a Manteno, IL native, Dr. Fregeau graduated from Saint Louis University with a Doctorate in Education
in 2006. He was awarded the MASA West Central Region New Superintendent of the Year in 2005 and in
2012 named Northland Diversity Council Educator of the Year.

Order your tickets now!
Tickets are $18.00 | Tables of ten available.

Call 309-820-3283 or go to
Doors open at 6 a.m.
Breakfast will be served beginning at 7 a.m.



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