Held at the Western Park Convention Center
, the convention will feature keynote speaker Dr. Shannon Brooks
, who will present an address Friday evening, "Introduction to a Thomas Jefferson Education," at 7 p.m.Dr. Brooks is the Vice President of George Wythe College, the leading college in the United States dedicated specifically to building statesmen, using the methods which trained such noted statesmen as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Winston Churchill, Mahatma Ghandi and Martin Luther King, Jr.A native of Seattle, Wash., Dr. Brooks is an author and lecturer and has held teaching and administrative positions in a number of schools and businesses over the last 18 years.He holds three earned degrees in business administration and education and is working on his second doctorate in Constitutional Law.Dr. Brooks
has traveled extensively both domestically and internationally, is an Eagle Scout and served his
country four years in the U.S. Naval Submarine Fleet in North and South Atlantic oceans.Dr. Brooks
wife Julia and their six children reside on Morning Song farm in southern Utah.