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Our students were engaged during this assembly for the entire time. Not only was the assembly fun, but it was educational and inspiring. Steve was funny, kind, had great management skills, and showed a genuine love for what he was doing. Our students had so much fun and they are still talking about it! I would definitely recommend this program to my friends. I would tell them that the students were attentive the entire time and that program delivered an up-beat and inspirational message. We had a great time and the students are excited about reading and following their dreams. We can’t wait to have you back at our school!

Martina Carroll
Teacher
Wilson Elementary
Fisherville, VA

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Steve provides a quality, SOL linked program for all ages at a reasonable price. He is a former educator and that shows in his ability to gain and keep student’s attention. I love that Steve stresses the importance of books and reading and all the things they can discover in books and at the library. Steve is an incredible magician! The students and the teachers were amazed. I have never had everyone thank me for booking a program as they did with this one. Everyone asked when he was coming back!

Julie Tanner
Librarian
Stump Elementary
Stuarts Draft, VA

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“Steve Somers is a professional. His programs are educational and entertaining. He can handle any crowd and all ages. His programs are fresh and imaginative, never a repetition of others. He keeps audiences involved from start to finish! Our very favorite performer of all!”

Cindy Henderson
Children’s Librarian
Ahoskie Public Library
Ahoskie, NC

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“This was without a doubt one of the best assemblies we have ever had. Both the educational and entertainment value were excellent.”

Lily Turner
Media Specialist
Chatham Elementary
Chatham, VA

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“I think “Amazing” says it all.”

Becky Street
Media Specialist
Twin Valley Elementary
Oakwood, VA

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“Celebration is a perfect blend of learning and fun that captivates a huge range of ages – K-Adult. The teachers loved it too.

Nancy Silcox
Media Specialist
Tucker Elementary
Alexandria, VA

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“This was our second year to invite Steve Somers to our school. He always presents an entertaining program guaranteed to reach even the youngest audience. Our students are still chanting “Read to Achieve” as their motto.”

Susan Moorefield
Music Teacher
Thomasville Primary
Thomasville, NC

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“Steve Somers is not only an entertainer he is also an educator. He wonderfully controls large crowds of young children. He teaches while engaging students in magic and comedy. He provides a great program. Steve Somers is the total package!”

Angela McCauley
Children’s Librarian
Harnett County Public Library
Lillington, NC

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“Steve brings the perfect combination of education and entertainment to his performances. He got kids excited about books and science.”

Kristin Hildum
Librarian
Princess Anne Elementary
Virginia Beach, VA

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“Your science theme was right on target. A 5th grade teacher stated your program and vocabulary list targeted the End of Grade Science test perfectly. She made a bingo game from the vocabulary words and used it as a part her science lesson.”

Millie Hughes
Media Specialist
Stoneville Elementary
Stoneville, NC

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“Steve is a master at keeping kids attention and getting them actively involved in his presentation. He is able to relate to very young children in an age appropriate way yet alter his delivery for older students.”

Sara Haskins
Green Valley Elementary
Librarian
Roanoke, VA

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“The program was great! Well worth the time and money. I continue to have kids ask for books you spoke about and I use it as a “teachable moment.”

Cathy Matlioni
Clearbrook Elementary
Librarian
Roanoke, VA

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“Students were engaged and loved the program . . .excellent control . . .you need to be my assistant Principal!”

Jimmy Via
Principal
London Elementary
Walnut Cove, NC

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“Steve is so easy to deal with; excellent website and printed materials; very easy to contact and schedule; very entertaining and educational; a real treat for our students.”

Linda Fowler
Media Specialist
Southwest Elementary
Lexington, NC

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Steve Somers was awesome! He has the rare ability to combine humor and wonderment with profound principles for life and success. He took us on a magical journey filled with laughter and learning.

William Samuel Bartlett
CEO, Family Friendly Schools
4sight Learning
Galax, VA

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Steve Somers is an extremely qualified entertainer who knows how to get across important messages to children in ways they enjoy and remember. His extensive background in education makes him an ideal performer for school programs, and I highly recommend him.

Samuel Patrick Smith
Author of Big Laughs for Little People
Editor, The Funny Paper magazine
Tavares, FL