Camilla School will be hosting Sturgeon We Day, part of the international We Day movement to inspire young people to lead local and global change. Teenagers from across Sturgeon County and beyond will attend to hear guest speakers presenting a range of topics including bullying, social justice, homelessness and overcoming adversity. The keynote address will be delivered by Spencer West, who climbed Mount Kilimanjaro on his hands and in his wheelchair in 2012 after losing his legs as a child. The mayors of Sturgeon County and St. Albert will also be in attendance.
What: Sturgeon We Day
When: February 24, 2014, 9:15 a.m. to approx. 2 p.m.
Where: Camilla School, 146 – 26500 Hwy 44, Sturgeon County, AB
9:30 a.m. Michèle Dick, Superintendent Sturgeon School Division
9:40 a.m. Morinville Food Bank
9:50 a.m. Hope Mission
10:30 a.m. UFC Fighter Sheldon Westcott
10:50 a.m. Slam poet Ahmed Knowmadic
12:00 p.m. Keynote Speaker Spencer West
1:30 p.m. Band Tupelo Honey plays
1:50 p.m. Closing remarks
*Media representatives are invited and encouraged to attend this unique event. All the above-mentioned speakers, as well as Division representatives, will be available for interviews and photos.
For more information, contact: Neil O’Shea, Principal Camilla School, 780-939-2074 or Neil.Oshea@sturgeon.ab.ca.