Abbey Edwards

How old will you be as of August 13,2015?
17
 
City and province:
Caledonia, Ontario
 
First language:
 English
 
Tell us why bilingualism is important to you in one sentence:
Bilingualism is important to me because it allows me to connect with millions of other people around the world.
 
Your dream:
I hope to continue my French studies in university in order to make a difference in the world as a bilingual lawyer.
 
How do you practice French daily:
I speak, read and write French every day during my French class. Unfortunately, my family doesn’t speak French at home and I live in a community where English is predominantly spoken.
 
In one sentence, tell us why you can’t wait to take part in the 2015 NAYF :
I can’t wait to take part in NAYF so that I can meet other young Canadians who share the same passions for French and leadership as I do, while being in a part of our country I’ve never been to before. 
 

 

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