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Get to know your speakers – Cavin Shambles

Hi! My name is Cavin Shambles and I am a senior at Vinita High School! My Instagram tag is @thecavdawg. I was asked for my favorite movie quote, which is “The stuff that dreams are made of” from the movie The Maltese Falcon. I find this quote to be my favorite for many reasons but […]

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Get to know your speakers – Cavin Shambles

Hi! My name is Cavin Shambles and I am a senior at Vinita High School! My Instagram tag is @thecavdawg. I was asked for my favorite movie quote, which is “The stuff that dreams are made of” from the movie The Maltese Falcon. I find this quote to be my favorite for many reasons but […]

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Get to know your speakers – Macy Bush

Sophomore at Skiatook High School Twitter handle- macybethbush Instagram Handle- macybethbush If you have read our past few blog entries then you know the drill at this point. We asked Macy what her favorite smell is. “My favorite smell in the whole world is the smell of my house. There is nothing like coming home […]

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Get to know your speakers – Bri Sanders

Senior at Byng High School Twitter: @brisanders19 Instagram: @brisan19 Our random ice breaker question for Bri was “do you ever talk to yourself and what do you say?” Her response was: “It is my firm belief that if you do not talk to yourself, you are the crazy one. Usually, the things I say to […]

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Get to know your speakers – Abigail Boatmun

Senior at Durant High School Instagram and Twitter: @abigailboatmun We asked Abigail to tell us the most ridiculous fact she knows. She told us that the eyes of an ostrich are larger than it’s brain. How strange! Abigail’s favorite TED talk is Kelly McGonigal’s “How to Make Stress Your Friend.” She says, “this talk made me […]

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Get to know your speakers – Luke Kerr

Senior at Deer Creek High School Instagram: @lukejameskerr Twitter: @lukekerr28 As an ice breaker, we asked Luke what was the worst thing he did as a kid. He told us that he actually stole a rock from a museum gift store! Luke’s favorite TED talk is by Greta Thunberg at TEDxStockholm because she is so straight to the […]

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Get to know your speakers – Jayke Flaggert

Jayke Flaggert Choctaw High School Senior Twitter: @Jay_Flaggy Instagram: @Jay_Flaggy Jayke’s favorite TED talk is “Why Leaders Eat Last” by Simon Sinek because it examines the physical and mental traits that leaders have in common and the tendencies and characteristics that good leaders have. We asked Jayke to tell us a little more about himself […]

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Get to know your speakers – Chloe Dean

Twitter- Chloeanndean Instagram-Chloeann.dean Chloe Dean is a senior from Broken Arrow High School. We asked her, “what’s the funniest joke you know by heart?” Below is her response My go to joke is:  ¨Why are birds so bad at following directions?¨ ¨They just like to wing it.¨ In the effort to be our best selves, […]

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Join the Conversation!

Have an idea worth spreading? TEDxYouth@OKC is all about spreading ideas. Speaking is one option. Writing is another. If you have an idea that you want to share with others, here is your chance! Our blog is now accepting guest writers. We are looking for any student/young leader with an idea worth exchanging that pertains […]

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