More than 190 students from 27 school districts from grades 6-12, as well as WSWHE BOCES ELD and CTE programs were in attendance.
The conference included a keynote speaker and several student-directed activities that all incorporated team building, collaboration and problem solving.
This event is student-led, starting with planning and inviting guests. They also take the lead the day of the event to help run things.
Aiden Echeandia from Fort Ann welcomed guests and presented the opening remarks. The keynote speaker was Brandon White, a professional motivational speaker who is noted as empowering teens to take ownership in leadership and life. Rhiannon Breault from Whitehall gave the closing remarks.
Students say they left feeling motivated, positive and more confident.
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