Colton T addresses Duke of Edinburgh AGM; says extracurricular activities just as important as academic success

“Every great dream starts with just one small step. Whether it’s practicing an instrument, volunteering in non-profit organizations, or getting involved in community outreach programs, these activities all give you the chance to improve on different skills and abilities.”

Those were the words of Dominica’s popular dancehall artist, Colton ‘Colton T’ Thomas while delivering the feature address at the recently held Duke of Edinburgh Annual General Meeting (AGM).

According to him, this not only helps one to feel more confident and fulfilled, but it can also open up new career opportunities in the future.

“Because if you ask me when I started, I couldn’t sing, but I applied myself over the years and I was able to sculpt my craft and be what I am today,” Colton T revealed.

Furthermore, he said taking the time to join a club, learn a skill or participate in extracurricular programs like the Duke of Edinburgh program is just as important as academic success.

“If I can leave you here with any message today I would like to encourage you all to find passion and pursue it, find your hobby, your skill and craft, practice it, and always perform it to the best of your abilities and most importantly believe in yourself,” Colton T stated.

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