Mr. John Kirwin III ’74 and Mr. Blake Lisgar ’19 | Lessons on Leadership and Perseverance

As part of St. Augustine Prep’s commitment to Innovation and Experiential Learning, the Veritas Speaker Series, in the spirit of our patron, brings men and women of various backgrounds, experiences, and passions to “speak truth” to the Brotherhood. Through presentations and conversations covering a wide variety of formats and topics, several speakers have already made the trip to Richland.  Each guest speaker has shared their expertise with the community and has enlightened students as to how they can take their message and integrate it into their own lives.  Two recent speakers, John Paul Kirwin III ’74 and Blake Lisgar ’19 represent past and present eras of the Prep but prove how the fabric of the Brotherhood has remained steadfast from the early years of the school through present day. John Kirwin arrived at his alma mater to present to aspiring finance and business leaders amongst the Hermit Brotherhood.  He shared details of his journey founding Argosy Capital, an investment advisory group that currently manages over $2 billion in private capital.  The key theme of his message revolved around perseverance, experience, and striving to be an individual of high character. In a world where patience has waned and too many seek … Continue reading Mr. John Kirwin III ’74 and Mr. Blake Lisgar ’19 | Lessons on Leadership and Perseverance