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River Hill High School to host TEDx event this weekend

River Hill High School will host its first ever TEDx event, “Adapting to a Changing World” in Clarksville on Saturday.

The event, which will be held at the high school at 12101 Clarksville Pike, will feature 17 speakers from all walks of life, including council members, medical professionals, philanthropists, principals, students and teachers.


Running from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the event will feature lectures on a range of topics including, “Building a School Community in a Changing World,” “Making Meaning of Education Data,” “Strategies to Make a Community Impact During Uncertain Times,” “The Transformative Power of Arts for Social Change,” and “Well-Being of Howard County and Community Impact of the Pandemic.”

Howard County Council member Deb Jung, a Columbia Democrat, will give the lecture, “Local Environmental Issues.” She said the event will be an opportunity for the community to take part in meaningful discussions.


“I’m very excited to be a part of this student-led [event discussing] local environmental issues that the county has faced over the last few years, and I look forward to hearing thought-provoking discussions,” she said.

Organized by students at River Hill, the event is sponsored by Airport Design Consultants Inc., John Morgan Realtor Monument | Sotheby’s International Realty and Vanguard Orthodontics.

Attendees can register for the free event at and follow the event at @tedxriverhillhs on Instagram and @TEDxRiverHillHS on Twitter.