TEDx Gleneagle fuels fires

Kim Venn

A Con-X leadership committee organized the third TEDx Gleneagle event with the theme of “fueling your fire” on January 23, 2020. Speakers came from diverse backgrounds with three being SD43 students. Jerwin Bautista, a marketing specialist, reconstructed passion while Peter Peng, a grade 12 student at Pinetree secondary, humoured the audience of his cadet teaching experiences. Maya Tharp, a grade 11 student at Heritage Woods secondary, opened up the event with her story about failure. Jess Tang, outreach leader at SHAD, shared authentic leadership advice while Kim Venn, SFU Beedie school of business graduate, described her process of success and Berry Yan, a grade 12 student at Heritage Woods secondary, taught the audience the mind-palace technique for better memorization.

All photos taken by Diane Huang, senior editor.