Matt Mayberry receives Foundation’s “Great Starts in District 61” award

April, 2018  The Foundation congratulates Matt Mayberry, the recipient of this year’s “Great Starts in District 61” award. Matt is a highly successful motivational speaker and author. But that wasn’t his original goal. The accomplished athlete was signed by the Chicago Bears after his college years at Indiana University. But an injury during the first pre-season game ended his career and changed his life. “The relationships and guidance that I received from my teachers and coaches were special to me,” he says about his years in District 61. “They helped me tremendously in my development as a young man and set me up for success down the road.”  Read more about Matt