Aug 8th, 2013 was a very exciting day for DAREarts Vancouver ! The Telus Community Board awarded $20,000 to the Vancouver Opera Company to support their upcoming DAREarts programming happening Nov 25th-Dec 7th 2013. Former DAREarts graduates including DARE Leadership 2013 winner Akaiya Melting Tallow came to show their support and gratitude with Vancouver Head Teacher Shelley MacDonald and Coordinator Trish De Luca. 4 Inner City schools: Britannia, Queen Alex, Grandview and Strathcona will be participating in the fall programming where students will explore the themes of the Opera Don Giovanni to create a community performance while applying the DAREarts values of Discipline, Action, Respect,Reflect,and Excellence.
Grads in photo: From left to right
Kestyna Van der Gracht, Luke Gray, Rowan Whitridge, Marlo Mason,Akaiya Melting Tallow