Mr. J. Hyatt Brown was the guest lecturer of an Upper School morning assembly held inside Sandra O. Stephens Fine Arts Auditorium on Monday, November 16th. Mr. Brown has been the Chief Executive Officer of Brown & Brown Insurance, Inc. since 1993 and the Chairman of the Board of Directors since 1994. He was also a member of the Florida House of Representatives from 1972 to 1980, and Speaker of the House from 1978 to 1980. Mr. Brown serves on the Board of Directors of SunTrust Banks, Inc., International Speedway Corporation, FPL Group, Inc., BellSouth Corporation, and Rock-Tenn Company. Mr. Scott Ohmstede, a member of the Montverde Academy Board of Trustees, introduced Mr. Brown before he began his lecture. During his enlightening presentation, Mr. Brown stressed how historical events create the heritage of a civilization. Mr. Brown continually stated that history repeats and that the only constant in life is change.