TEDxLFHS event

On March 13, 2019, Lake Forest High School will host its fifth annual TEDxLFHS Youth Event. The event takes place at the David Miller Theater from 10:25 AM - 1:50 PM.

Tune in to the live-stream TODAY on tedxlfhs.com. Session I kicks off at 10:25am, and Session II at 12:30pm.

At TEDxLFHS, students and innovative thinkers from diverse fields will come together to share their big ideas worth spreading via TED-style talks. The event theme is The Ripple Effect, and the program places a strong emphasis on finding your passion and empowering young people in Lake Forest, area schools, and around the world. TEDxLFHS will feature 12 student speakers, 2 adult speakers, and a variety of student entertainment acts.

TEDxLFHS talks have been viewed nearly 90,000 times on the official TEDx YouTube Channel. More than sixty students have graced the TEDxLFHS stage with hundreds more serving as volunteers and attendees. This independently produced event, operated under license from TED, is under the direction of Lake Forest High School Educational Technologists Jimmy Juliano, Laura Grigg and Corey Holmer. TEDxLFHS is sponsored, to date, by the Lake Forest High School Association of Parents and Teachers and the Lake Forest High School Foundation.

2019 speakers include:

Kiera Burns, Student
Joel Chmara, Professor/Poet
Ryan Devine, Student    
Ryan Eleveld, Student
Derek Hanel, Navy Instructor
Kenny Peterson-Ross, Student
Callan Shanahan, Student
Yana Savitsky, Student
Katherine Slover & Ashley Updike, Students
Keegan Thoranin, Student
Bella Watters, Student    
Charlotte Yehle, Student
Caroline Zeeman, Student