A Summer Experience with Shad

Tihmily Li, Communications Officer
The Shad program offers a month-long experience for Grade 10 and 11 students interested in STEAM and entrepreneurship. Students apply to Shad for the opportunity to live on campus at one of the 18 partner universities across Canada for a month. Part of Shad’s mandate is to offer a transformative experience and challenge students to live out of their comfort zone. 

Two Greenwood students were accepted into the Shad program this upcoming summer. Connor Pemberton ‘23 and Sophia Radosevic ‘23 will be a part of interdisciplinary teams to tackle the STEAM4GOOD design challenge. At their respective placement campuses, students will hear from keynote speakers and interact with industry experts in STEAM and entrepreneurship. Connor will attend the University of Calgary, while Sophia will be placed at Laurentian University. 

“Getting the chance to reach out and make new friends with a fresh group of people I have never met before makes me impatient for the summer,” says Connor. Both students thank Ms. Branscombe for helping them with their application for the program. Connor and Sophia are both excited for the summer and the adventures that await at their respective universities.

We can’t wait to hear how their summer went!
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