Education is Powerful!

“Education is the movement from darkness to light.”

~Allan Bloom, American Philosopher


You can also find other great innovation/creativity quotes at IDEAWorks®


Education makes a difference, most of us will agree on that, but when education “makes a difference” it should be celebrated! Tony Hansberry II said it only took “a day or two to come up with the concept,” but the contribution that he has made to medical science will last a lifetime! What was that contribution? A stiching technique that can be used to reduce surgical complications! His invention will also aid in lessening the chance of errors among less experienced  surgeons.

This high school student’s story is just a testament to the fact that with a few good mentors and a thirst for knowledge anything is possible! Hansberry took his internship appointment at the University of Florida’s Center for Simulation Education and Safety Research at Shands Hospital in Jacksonville seriously! As you can see, innovation and creativity has no age limits! Click here to find out more…


“Children are one third of our population and all of our future.”

~Select Panel for the Promotion of Child Health, 1981


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