|EMSB HAS STRONG PRESENCE AT WE DAY|
MONTREAL, FEBRUARY 28, 2017 – The English Montreal School Board had a strong presence at WE Day Montreal at The Theatre St. Denis on February 23.
WE Day is a powerful, life-changing event that combines the energy of a live concert with the inspiration of extraordinary stories of leadership and change. It brings together world-renowned speakers and award-winning performers with tens of thousands of young people to celebrate their contributions and kick-start another year of change. The program has evolved from a single event nearly eight years ago into a series of 14 stadium-sized events held across Canada, the United States and the UK. This past year, 200,000 students attended WE Day and left inspired to create change at local and global levels.
EMSB students Alysha Guarino from Lester B. Pearson High School and Monica Rosauri from Laurier Macdonald High School served as student spokespersons for the event. Guest speakers included singers Jordan Smith, Tyler Shaw and Alex Nevsky, actress Mia Farrow and the Celebrity Marauders
A number of EMSB students met with We Day Founder Craig Kielberger.
Michael J. Cohen