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Joze Piranian Visits!


We were excited to welcome Joze Piranian to our Public Speaking class on November 12th! Joze is a lifelong stutterer on the quest to confront his fears one stage a time. After spending most of his life avoiding speaking out of the fear of being judged for being “different,” he is now a TEDx speaker, Inspirational Speaker of the Year at Speaker Slam in 2017, and a stand-up comedian who has performed at the laugh Factory (Chicago), the Broadway Comedy Club (NY), Comedy Nest (Montreal), and Absolute Comedy...

Andreea Wins at DECA!


Brain Power Public Speaking, Language Arts, and Math & Problem Solving student Andreea Murariu recently won some impressive awards atDECA! She won Top Overall Competitor, Top Oral Speaking Score, and Top MC Exam Score! Andreea says that her classes at Brain Power help her have the edge over other competitors: “Brain Power, thank you so much for always supporting me!” We are so proud of her! Way to go, Andreea!

Ana Mocanu Wins Queen’s Commonwealth Competition


Brain Power student Ana Stefania Mocanu (pictured left) recently won a Bronze Medal for her essay in The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition, an international essay writing competition for youth aged 18 and under! In 2018, there were 12,000 entries from across the Commonwealth! This is amazing news! For more about the competition, check out this link: We are so proud of you, Ana! 

David Firer Wins Governor General’s Medal


We are very proud of our alumnus of the month, David Firer (pictured left), who was awarded the Governor General’s Academic Medal for 2017-2018. “The Bronze Medal is awarded for academic excellence to the student who achieves the highest average upon graduating from a secondary school.” About winning the award, David says: “I definitely wouldn’t have been able to win the Governor General’s Academic Medal without the help that I  received from everyone at Brain Power! Once again, thank you so much. Without the support from...

Ally Zhao’s Arctic Expedition


In late spring, we announced that Brain Power student Ally Zhao was selected as 1 of only 120 high school students to take part in the prestigious Arctic Expedition 2018. In addition to this remarkable achievement, Ally also won a $5000 scholarship from the organization to support her attendance. Brain Power is proud to have supported Ally’s application and her GoFundMe campaign. Ally has just returned from this incredible experience and she blogged throughout her journey about Brain Power and Brain Power’s Founder and Director, Dr. Karine Rashkovsky. Here’s...