International speaker at Marymount

Internationally renowned speaker and acclaimed children’s rights activist Kimmie Weeks, the founder of Youth Action International (YAI), spoke to a crowd of more than 200 students at Marymount Academy in N.D.G. The McGill University Chapter of YAI brought Mr. Weeks to Montreal to share his story of survival during the Liberian Civil War, as well as his present day work inspiring young people around the globe to make changes for a better world. Students from Laurier Macdonald High School in St. Léonard, James Lyng High School in Ville Émard, Trafalgar School for Girls and St. George’s School of Montreal joined Secondary IV and V students from Marymount’s acclaimed International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (IBMYP).