Carole Delga, President of the Occitanie Region, inaugurated on Wednesday 11 September the general restructuring of the Rive Gauche high school in Toulouse. On this occasion, two distinguished guests: Toulouse rappers Bigflo and Oli came to discuss their career paths with around a hundred students and share their experiences.
“I am particularly happy that Bigflo and Oli are here today. Several months ago, we discussed their wish to meet high school students in order to discuss their career paths. The inauguration of the Rive Gauche high school in Toulouse this return was a great opportunity to carry out this project. It is a great initiative which is born and which proves, once again, their commitment, their generosity and their availability to share their experience and encourage young people in their projects. Our young people have many talents, they also need examples and inspiration to gain confidence in their potential. With Bigflo and Oli, we want to tell them that you should never let go, and always believe in your dreams, ”said Carole Delga on this occasion.
16 M € for the renovation of the school
The Rive Gauche high school welcomes nearly 1 600 pupils in this priority district of Mirail. The regional council, responsible for high schools, has invested nearly 16 million euros for the restructuring of this establishment, particularly in terms of securing the site, explains the Region. The new principal, Christophe Bessac, also underlined his attachment to the word “equality, in the sense that the social lift must work. “