2011 Crime Stoppers of York Region School Symposium Highlights.wmv

2nd Annual Crime Stoppers School Symposium Another successful day of learning for students On Tuesday, February 8th, 2011 Crime Stoppers of York Region hosted its 2nd Annual School Symposium at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts. 350 students and staff from high schools from across York Region attended this year’s event. The day was kicked off with opening ceremonies which included remarks from Bruce Herridge, Deputy Chief of Police, York Regional Police, Ken Thurston, Director of Education, York Region District School Board, Patricia Preston, Associate Director, Leading Learning, York Catholic District School Board, Dan Timmins Past Chair, Crime Stoppers of York Region and David Forster, Committee Chair, Student Crime Stoppers Program. The day’s events were based around the topic of “Social Responsibiltiy”. The winning student Crime Stoppers posters were unveiled in front of the students by the creators. All of the poster submissions for this year’s poster contest are on display at the Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts for the month of February. We invite the public to attend and view the high quality submissions that were received this year which made it very difficult to choose only three winning posters. Breaking The Cycle then opened up the learning sessions as the keynote presenter. The group spoke about breaking the cycle when a young person goes down the wrong road. With their open mike forum a few students spoke about their heart 

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