French for the Future Conference

Over 280 students from eight Montreal high schools and two school boards were present, while three additional high schools from across Quebec, from two other boards, participated via videoconference. Participating EMSB schools were: John F. Kennedy High School in St. Michel, Westmount High School, Marymount Academy in N.D.G., LaurenHill Academy in St. Laurent, Rosemount High School, and Vincent Massey Collegiate in Rosemount. Pictured are: keynote speaker Olympic diver Marie-Eve Marleau (middle) is thanked by committee member Charles Taker and some students from Westmount High School at the annual French for the Future Conference held at the Bibliothèque National du Québec; Bureau en Gros representatives Claude Le Bel and Gaetano Ruscito present free Bescherelle French conjugation booklets for students; Elizabeth Ballantyne Elementary School grad Elizabeth Stronach detailed the Page program in Ottawa and LaurenHill Academy students did a French rap song.