On April 22nd, 2016, students from the communities of Duncan, Chemainus and Shawnigan Lake will have the opportunity to experience YES2kNOW Duncan at Vancouver Island University (Cowichan Campus)
Location: Cowichan Performing Arts Centre, 2687 James St, Duncan, BC
YES2kNOW Merritt centres on the theme of Overcoming Adversity with speakers, both youth and adult, talking about how they overcame adversity and risen in their lives to pursue excellence. The theme, the speakers and the scheduling was decided upon by the students themselves.
The host of the event is going to be a DJ from 91.3 (The Zone FM), who has managed to succeed while dealing with bipolar disorder.
There will be musical interludes and an Acts of Kindness competition interwoven into the proceedings.
It will run between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm at the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre (the Big Hockey Stick).