Sunday, May 2, 2010

Joel Leonard - "The Maintenance Evangelist"

Skill TV Website and Mr. Joel Leonard the "Maintenance Evangelist"
The "Big Picture"
The CHS Fire Academy listens to Chief Barlow's former student.

On April 13th, 2010 Mr. Joel Leonard the "Maintenance Evangelist" of Skill came to the CHS Fire Academy to speak with the students about the Maintenance Crisis in America and to let them Think Outside of the Box about possibilities for different careers in the future.
Mr. Leonard is an engineer and speaks about the Maintenance Crisis all over the world. During the month of May he will be speaking in Houston, Texas, Verona, Italy, and Dubai, Saudi Arabia and later in Adelaide, Australia.
Mr. Leonard operates a website called and on it he also has Skills Radio and is known around the piedmont of NC for his famous "Joel Burger". He graduated from Lexington High School in 1982. Prior to that, Mr. Leonard was a student in Chief Barlow's Earth Science class in 1978 at Lexington Junior High School.
Last week Joel Leonard spoke on National Public Radio - NPR about his
Concord High School Fire Academy visit.
The audio clip has several items on it and
the piece about the CHS Fire Academy is at the 6:20 minute mark.
Click the npr logo to listen to the Clip.

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