Jan. 03, 2019: After a discussion with regional councillors Ray Chisholm and Cathy Duddeck about "Cannabis legalization in Oakville," as the student representative of Appleby College.
SELECTED VOLUNTEERING ACTIVITIES, EXTRACURRICULARS, AND CLUBS:
Organized annual youth performing festival and regular performing events; evaluated and scheduled programs; arranged rehearsals, and ultimately served the 40+ performing groups and 200+ youth in total to display their talents and skills as well as learn fundamental skills from leadership to stage performance.
Program Coordinator and Associate Director of “2020 Children’s Spring Festival” event, G12.
Built connections to arts schools and local performers in West Toronto; organized the program selection procedures; recommended 16 out-performing programs to the director board as final program candidates, and will help with directing the event in January 2020.
Founder and Managing Director of “The Blue Dogs” band, G10-G12.
Recruited band members; designed and maintained the website and YouTube channel; arranged band schedules; communicated with event organizers to obtain performance opportunities; ran the routine rehearsals and performances; led the band in performing at multiple events with 1,000+ audience members.
Co-founder and North American Director of “International ETClub” to tutor English and TOEFL exams, G10- G12.
Designed the training sessions; published introduction articles; led news and novel reading sessions, and tutored non-native students to prepare for English exams.
Prominent Leader at “Youth Toastmasters Oakville”, G10- G12.
Organized the weekly Toastmaster public speaking sessions; promoted the club in various communities; collected themes for sessions, and arranged regular meetings to improve the effectiveness of the club.
West Toronto Director of the 4th/5th/6th international postcard design competition, G9-G11.
Built connections with 20+ schools in the west of GTA; assigned and managed the volunteers to distribute and collect postcards, and coordinated with the international director board to hold the competition.
Founder and President of “Interactive Spoken English Club” in Beijing, China, Summer G9.
Founded the club for students, adults and English teachers; designed courseware; promoted the club to local communities; coached students and teachers, and held routine sessions.
Engineering and Architecture Design, G9-G12.
Designed engineering devices and architectural prototypes to improve the environment and social life quality; have built an architecture portfolio which includes the relevant project on which I worked since G9.
Professional Artist on Oil Painting, G9-G12.
Professional artist; learned sketch and oil painting with world-famous artists since 10 years old; earned rewards on designing and drawing, and have had artworks sold. One artwork is currently in the exhibition of “The 4th Annual Cityscapes Art Exhibition” in Palm Springs, California, USA; a set of my artwork postcards is published and on sale.
Member of Burlington Teen Tour Band (also, The City of Burlington) of 72-Year History, G9-G12.
Gave regular performances in public parades in Canada and the US, such as Toronto Santa-Claus Parade, Remembrance Day parade and the California Rose Parade.