On Thursday, January 4th, several Southridge students, teachers and I had the privilege of attending Emma Hoglund's performance of Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto No. 1 with the Vancouver Symphony, conducted by William Rowson.
Simrat Dial who recently graduated from Southridge has been awarded the Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers, which recognizes the exceptional volunteer achievements of Canadians from across the country and celebrates a wide range of voluntary contributions.
Southridge Grade 12 student Rohin Buttar recently received the Governor General's Award for Caring. Inspired by his visit to rural Kenya last spring, Rohin founded Microh Financing, dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty one entrepreneur at a time. Check out his website to learn more about how he is making a difference.
Albert Seo, Grade 10, has just won the Vancouver Youth Symphony's annual concerto competition. After 5 months of preparation, Albert auditioned with Cello Concerto No.1 in g minor by Dmitry Kabalevsky and won one of the four coveted spots.