On the AWSUM couch with Glenwood House School 2019 head girl
On the AWSUM couch with Glenwood House School 2019 head girl, Chryssie Barroso Thorkildsen .
What is our philosophy as a leader?
My philosophy is that no task is ever too big, I believe that teamwork makes the dream work (very cheesy) but while we face the bigger problems, it’s important to not lose sight of the bigger picture. I believe everyone should lead with confidence and humility, and inspire one another to achieve.
What are your strengths as a leader?
I’m good at decision making under pressure, I am good at delegating tasks and following up on them. I am good at portraying confidence and motivating my peers to be the best version of themselves.
What do you look forward to the most, as you lead your School in 2019?
I am looking forward to helping everyone achieve more. I am looking forward to bringing more environmental awareness to the school in regards to single-use plastic.
What change do you want to implement in the school?
I want to implement more colour and “life” into the school, I would like to see all the Glenwoodians wearing their heart on their sleeves when it comes to their school. I want to make fellow peers look forward to coming to school on a Monday.
Any highlights during your school career so far?
A highlight in my school career was when re-usable straws came into fashion and still are till this day.
What do you want to achieve as a leader and matric learner in 2019?
As a leader of 2019, I want to work alongside Christopher (The Head Boy of 2019) and ensure that Glenwood becomes a place where kids feel free to express themselves be it on a sports field or in front of a canvas and an easel. I hope to inspire others and give them the courage to pursue their dreams.
Any message for your co-leaders/prefects?
To my fellow leaders: I have endless amounts of love for you all and I believe that if we work together no task will be too big. Keep your head up and believe in yourselves. Each of you has been put in this position to lead because you are capable of doing so, don’t doubt your abilities. I have always got your back no matter what and I look forward to 2019 with you all.
Who is your role model?
I dont have only one role model, I have multiple for example, Ellen DeGeneres, she displays confidence and humility. She encourages kindness and thoughtfulness. Another role model would be Frida Kahlo, through her art she inspires women to love themselves in a positive manner, she shows us that people can endure more than they think they are able to.
If you could be any superhero, who do you want to be and why?
. I would be Asterix from Asterix and Obelix because he is fearless and clever, he always comes up with a plan of action to save the day,
On a normal Friday, you will find me at…….with…….…
On a normal Friday, you will find me at home with family (if I’m not with family then I’m either with friends or I’m asleep).
Who is your Hollywood celeb crush?