FFA students are the future of agriculture in the United States. The education these students receive will have a great impact on food supplies and Nick knows students need motivation to continue their education in agricultural methods. Sustainable farming is the future of agriculture. Overused lands and land used to grow the same crops year after year have devastated countless agricultural regions. The students of sustainable agriculture are learning how to rehabilitate these lands so they are fertile farming grounds. Students learn organic farming methods so pesticides no longer poison the ground waters in communities.
Nick is an expert in community involvement and how to incorporate community responsibility into industrial operations. He also understands how food works to keep bodies healthy when working out for general health or for training. He comes to students with a genuine passion for the subject matter and a wealth of knowledge students will take with them into higher education. How does Nick Scott make a difference in the lives of students and educators? His life’s work sets an example of perseverance no other speaker can bring to the stage.
Nick Scott was an average 16-year old who played on his high school football team and loved athletics. His was the life of any teenager who went to classes and hung out with friends; but that all changed in an instant. An automobile accident turned the normal life into an exceptional life. Miraculously, Nick escaped death once cleared from the twisted metal of his automobile. Nick suddenly found himself paralyzed from the waist down and confined to a wheelchair. Years of depression and self-abuse begin Nick’s sometimes painful, but ultimately uplifting story of how he rediscovered his life by learning to look at things through a new lens.
This is the story of one man’s determination to hold tightly to his dreams, his drive to succeed, and his passion for pushing people, including himself, to perform at the optimal level. Audience members will learn how to apply the principles that renewed Nick’s life to enhance their own lives and help those under their care. Nick keeps audience members on the edge of their seats as he engages every person and instills the power to achieve dreams. His trials and errors earn him the top ranking in fitness coaching and motivational speaking. How is Nick’s presentation different from others? Nick knows more than anyone else does; there are no excuses. There are no excuses for giving up or quitting.
Nick Scott brings his motivational talent, charismatic style and his incredible story to speaking engagements worldwide. At 16-years old, Nick was involved in a tragic automobile accident that took his mobility and almost consumed his spirit. The young man settled in depression for several years and was borderline suicidal. The day Nick Scott decided to do something to improve his life is the day the world gained a dynamic, passionate motivating voice.
Students thrill at the style Nick uses to convey his knowledge. Spirit and a love for what he is doing emanate from Nick as he tells audiences the struggles of his early years. An automobile accident left Nick Scott confined to a wheelchair at the age of 16. Nick was an athletic high school student who had no cares in the world. The future was bright and his popularity at school soared. Until the day he almost lost his life and was then forced to come to terms with the fact his life would be spent in a wheelchair. Years of depression took away Nick’s athletic build, his health and he saw no future. Nick languished in darkness and self-pity for several years. Once a spark illuminated a way out Nick began thinking he could move forward. The thought turned to action and the spark ignited a fire inside that continues to push Nick in his non-stop journey to teach the world all he can.
Since the day that spark ignited, Nick has worked tirelessly to make his dreams real. He has achieved beyond those first dreams by continuing his education, entering the realm of entrepreneurism. Nick never gives up and students will never want to give up after seeing Nick in action.
Education and diversification make Nick a well rounded speaker who has mastered the subjects he speaks so passionately about. The achievements here are only a few of the many Nick has worked tirelessly to earn. This is the determination students need to complete their studies and change the way people think of agriculture for the better. Nick Scott single handedly change wheelchair bodybuilding and continues to open new doors for wheelchair athletes around the world. Nick is changing how students look at education and their future by opening the door into his person challenges and triumphs. Quitting is never an option.
Audience members will define sustainable farming as it pertains to the environment, cost effectiveness and future of agriculture. They will also demonstrate the focus on sustainable products in other industries that use natural resources in production.
Group members will share the benefits of sustainable farming and organic farming. They will explain the body’s reaction to pesticides and have the knowledge to prepare organic compounds for fertilizing foods.
Individuals will demonstrate their skills in planning programs to teach sustainable farming methods to people in other countries as well as in their home country. They will plan crop rotations, marketing and reinvesting strategies.
Nick Scott is a businessperson who also competes in Wheelchair Athletics and is a certified Master Trainer. He also engages young audiences with his straight forward speaking style and the interactive programs everyone gets involved. He understands the business side of food production and marketing. The FFA members get a double education with Nick. He stresses the importance of learning and fitness. Nick motivates audiences and revives their enthusiasm for community service and sharing their ideas with farmers in the fields. The education these students receive will have a great impact.
Nick has come so far in his life it is impossible for him to allow anyone to quit. Nick speaks of the life-altering car accident that took his mobility, the day the fire lit inside him, and he knew it was time for action. The audience will have the benefit of setting goals and planning with a man who meets his goals no matter how high they are. The FFA program with Nick is unique in that students will get a lesson on nutrition with the focus on athletic nutrition. Nick’s diverse interests spread his educational endeavors over a broad range that makes his program unlike any other. He can share the pain of depression, the pride in success and the finer points of fundraising for the Wheelchair Bodybuilding Foundation. FFA members will learn goal setting and immediately take action to achieve it.
Nick challenges FFA students to find new, better ways to raise stock and grow crops. He motivates innovative thinking and demands students act quickly, before opportunity is gone. Nick’s energy ignites the fire in each audience member to change the world and educate others about the power in the individual. The scope of change Nick motivates comes from his life and his ever-growing list of achievements.