LDSB’s first Indigenous Student Trustee says student voice should be number one – WellandTribune.ca

LDSB’s first Indigenous Student Trustee says student voice should be number one – WellandTribune.ca

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 202055 Views

Nov. 23, 2020

Three months into an usual school year, Quanah Traviss has a lot on his plate. The Loyalist Collegiate and Vocational Institute (LCVI) year five student is adjusting to the octomester system, is missing his high school band, and looking ahead to graduation.

He has also taken on the unique challenge of serving as Limestone District School Board (LDSB)’s first ever Indigenous Student Trustee. Traviss said he arrived at the position after previously participating in his school’s leadership club, planning events such as semi-formals and spirit days.

“Jessica Crook, the previous Student Trustee, told me the Board was planning on bringing in an Indigenous Student Trustee. And everyone around the circle just kind of looked at me when she said that. It was kind of in that moment I knew this is what I was going to be doing for the next year,” he said.

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