May 9, 2014 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

A group of 85 secondary students from Thames Valley District School Board visited King’s University College on May 9th for a Specialized Programming Activating Rich Kinds of Experiences and Discoveries conference (SPARK).

These students are identified as gifted, flagged as bright and talented,” says Karen Langford, Learning Coordinator for the Special Education program at TVDSB. “It’s for any student who excels and has a passion for these type of events.”

Students were welcomed into the Joanne and Peter Kenny Theatre today, and had the opportunity to listen to two speakers. Keynote presenter Dr. Brian Patton discussed the intersections linking crime with popular entertainment and Presenter Dr. Maria-Carolina Cambre, examined headlines and images while reflecting on sociological and criminal justice system definitions.