Dr. Shamonica Trunell

Dr. Shamonica in action


When you choose to bring the “Safe Haven” program to your school or college, you’re investing in a holistic educational experience that reaps rewards far beyond the classroom walls. By nurturing strong character traits, we are not only shaping better students but also nurturing responsible and compassionate individuals ready to make meaningful contributions to society.

Student Keynote + Success Awareness

“EmpowerU Keynote”

Unleash the potential within your student body with our “EmpowerU Keynote” package, a dynamic presentation designed to inspire and empower students through the lens of character education. Our engaging speaker will spark enthusiasm and guide students toward becoming confident, responsible individuals who excel both academically and personally.

Package Includes:

  • Keynote Presentation: An electrifying keynote address that resonates with students, highlighting the significance of character education for personal growth and achievement.
  • Real-Life Examples: Compelling stories and relatable anecdotes that underscore the impact of character development on personal success.
  • Interactive Session: A lively Q&A session, allowing students to directly interact with the speaker and gain valuable insights.
  • Digital Resources: Access to post-event materials and resources for continued exploration and self-improvement.


  • Empower students to embrace character traits like resilience, empathy, and responsibility.
  • Inspire students to recognize the connection between character and their own academic and personal achievements.
  • Foster a positive and supportive school environment where students thrive and support one another.

Student Keynote Speech: “EmpowerU Keynote”

Greetings, students! Are you ready to unlock your potential and embrace a journey of self-discovery? I’m thrilled to introduce the “EmpowerU Keynote,” a dynamic presentation that’s all about you. In this electrifying session, we’ll dive deep into the world of character education, exploring how it shapes your personal growth and sets the stage for your achievements.


  • Ignite a spark of enthusiasm for character education and its impact on personal success.
  • Share relatable stories and examples to help you connect with the concept on a meaningful level.
  • Empower you to recognize the character traits that contribute to your growth as both individuals and learners.
  • Encourage a positive and supportive school environment where you and your peers can thrive together.

Key Takeaways:
By the end of this session, you will:

  • Understand the importance of character education in your personal and academic journey.
  • Embrace character traits like resilience, empathy, and responsibility as tools for success.
  • Gain inspiration and motivation to excel both in the classroom and beyond.
  • Be equipped to contribute positively to your school community and create an environment where everyone thrives.

Join me in this exciting exploration of character education and self-discovery. Let’s embark on a journey that empowers you to be the best version of yourselves!

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“Rise to Thrive Experience”

Description: Elevate student engagement and well-being with our “Rise to Thrive Experience” package. This comprehensive package features an inspiring keynote presentation followed by a breakout session focused on success awareness. Our dynamic speaker will guide students toward a deeper understanding of personal growth, success, and resilience.

Package Includes:

  • Keynote Presentation: An energetic keynote address that motivates students to embrace character education and unlock their full potential.
  • Success Awareness Breakout Session: An interactive workshop empowering students with tools to navigate challenges, set goals, and foster a growth mindset.
  • Engagement Activities: Thought-provoking activities that encourage self-reflection and goal-setting.
  • Speaker Interaction: A chance for students to directly engage with the speaker, ask questions, and gain personalized insights.


  • Equip students with the skills to overcome obstacles and strive for personal success.
  • Promote a culture of goal-setting, resilience, and mental well-being.
  • Inspire students to take ownership of their learning journey and future achievements.

Both packages are designed to resonate with students, equipping them with essential skills and perspectives that empower their personal and academic growth. By fostering character development and success awareness, these packages create an environment where students thrive, excel, and embrace their unique potential.

Safe Haven Program

The “Safe Haven” program is designed to empower students with the skills, mindset, and values needed to build resilience, inner confidence, emotional intelligence, and instill the principles of integrity, kindness, and responsibility. It emphasizes positive behavior, conflict resolution, and inclusive attitudes, creating a foundation for a harmonious and respectful school environment that fosters academic success and graduation.

Program Components:

1. Resilient Mindset Development:

  • Building resilience in the face of adversity.
  • Coping strategies and emotional regulation.
  • Stress management and self-confidence.

2. Emotional Intelligence:

  • Developing self-awareness and empathy.
  • Nurturing emotional intelligence.
  • Fostering a culture of emotional well-being.

3. Core Values: Integrity, Kindness, and Responsibility:

  • Instilling the principles of integrity and ethics.
  • Promoting acts of kindness and compassion.
  • Nurturing a sense of personal responsibility.

4. Positive Behavior and Conflict Resolution:

  • Fostering a culture of respect and positivity.
  • Effective conflict resolution strategies.
  • Promoting peaceful and inclusive interactions.

5. Graduation and Future Success:

Setting academic and personal goals.
Preparing for post-graduation opportunities. Mentoring and support for educational success.

6. Inclusive Attitudes:

  • Embracing diversity and fostering inclusivity.
  • Promoting unity and reducing prejudice.
  • Encouraging collaborative learning and understanding.

Expected Outcomes:

  • Increased resilience, self-confidence, and emotional intelligence.
  • An understanding and commitment to the values of integrity, kindness, and responsibility.
  • A school environment characterized by positive behavior, respect, and inclusivity.
  • Improved conflict resolution skills and a reduction in disciplinary issues.

Student Keynote + Success Awareness Speech:

“Rise to Thrive Experience”

Hello, students! Are you ready to rise above challenges and thrive in every aspect of your life? I’m thrilled to introduce the “Rise to Thrive Experience,” a comprehensive package designed to empower you with the skills and mindset needed to navigate obstacles and achieve your goals. Through an inspiring keynote and a deep dive into success awareness, we’ll embark on a journey of growth together.


  • Inspire you to embrace character education as a pathway to personal success and well-being.
  • Equip you with the tools to set meaningful goals, cultivate resilience, and foster a growth mindset.
  • Encourage self-reflection and self-awareness to guide your journey towards success.
  • Provide an engaging and interactive experience that leaves you motivated and empowered.

Key Takeaways:
By the end of this experience, you will:

  • Understand the direct connection between character education and your personal growth journey.
  • Possess practical strategies to overcome challenges and setbacks, fostering resilience.
  • Be equipped to set and pursue meaningful goals while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Embrace a mindset of continuous learning and growth, both academically and personally.

Join me in the “Rise to Thrive Experience” and discover the power within you to succeed, thrive, and make a lasting impact in your own life and the lives of those around you. Together, we’ll rise above and reach new heights!

Remember, your journey to success begins with the choices you make today. Let’s make them count!

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Student legacy Success Curriculum

Title: Student Legacy Curriculum 
(Social and Emotional Learning for Internal Conflict Resolution)

  • Explanation of the importance of social and emotional learning for student success
  • Brief overview of the program
  • Definition and importance of social and emotional learning
  • Developing self-awareness and self-management skills
  • Understanding emotions and how to regulate them
  • Developing social awareness and relationship management skills
  • Understanding what internal conflict is and why it occurs
  • Developing self-reflection and self-regulation skills
  • Identifying and managing negative self-talk and limiting beliefs
  • Developing strategies to manage stress and anxiety
  • Developing positive relationships with peers and mentors
  • Understanding the importance of empathy and active listening
  • Developing conflict resolution and negotiation skills
  • Building a strong support system

V. Learning Outcomes

  • Improved self-awareness and self-management skills
  • Enhanced emotional intelligence and regulation
  • Increased ability to identify and manage internal conflict
  • Improved relationship management and communication skills
  • Development of stress and anxiety management strategies
  • Building a strong support system for academic and personal success
  • Summary of the program and its impact on student success
  • Call to action for students to implement the skills learned in the program in their daily lives.