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A Look Back at 2017


The 2017 Back to School Expo featured:
Booboo Stewart or “Jay” from Disney’s hit movie
Descendants & Descendants 2


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Booboo Stewart was thrust into the spotlight with his winning the coveted role of Seth Clearwater in the The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010) and reprising the role in both The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011) and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012). At age 10 Booboo began his career as a model, participating in numerous campaigns. He received a record deal at the age of 12 with Walt Disney records-touring with acts such as The Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus and The Cheetah Girls.  Booboo is an accomplished martial artist - winning two World Championships and being inducted into the Jr Blackbelt Hall of Fame. Booboo is best known for his role as “Jay” in the Disney movie Descendants, which premiered in 2015.  The film showcased a present-day idyllic kingdom where the benevolent teenage son of King Adam and Queen Belle offers a chance of redemption for the trouble making offspring of Disney's classic villains: Cruella De Vil (Carlos), Maleficent (Mal), the Evil Queen (Evie) and Jafar (Jay).   In Descendants 2, Mal goes back to the isle of the lost only to find her archenemy Uma teaming up with Harry the son of Captain Hook and Gil the son of Gaston.



Kristina Lachaga appeared in the VIP Room and on stage at the 2017 Expo. 
Rising pop singer/songwriter Kristina Lachaga, "The Girl With The Big Pink Heart™," has shared the stage with many artists on the scene, including Olivia Holt, Skylar Stecker, Heffron Drive (feat. Kendall Schmidt of Big Time Rush), Shawn Hook, Bea Miller, and stars from Disney and Nickelodeon at concerts and events up and down the East Coast, including: iHeartRadio's Z104.3 & Girls' Life magazine's Shawn Mendes and One Direction Concert Pre-Parties, the New York State Fair, The Fillmore Charlotte, Albany Back To School Expo, Seacrest Studios, Schenectady County SummerNight w/ Grammy-Nominated Gin Blossoms, and more. Having visited over 150 schools across the country spreading her 'Sticks & Stones' Anti-Bullying message, "The Girl With The Big Pink Heart™" believes it is important to use her voice to help give teens and tweens the confidence to explore their passions, work hard, and be themselves. Kristina encourages her fans to #FollowYourHeartsDream™ and works with many Girl Scout councils, performing at their Cookie Rallies and Expos and presenting a variety of inspiring workshops.  Become a #Heartbreaker and follow @KristinaLachaga on Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube, Facebook, and 





A look back at Back to School Expo special guests

Karan Brar from the hit series “Jessie” and “Bunk’d” along with Kelli Berglund from “Lab Rats” really hit it out of the ballpark with their fans at the 2016 Back to School Expo!

Calum Worthy (Dez) from “Austin & Ally” and Peyton Meyer (Lucas) from “Girl Meets World” stole hearts
at the 2015 Back to School Expo

Peyton List (Emma) from the hit show “Jessie” making an appearance at the 2014 Back to School Expo!

Bella Thorne (CeCe) from Disney’s Hit Show “Shake it Up!” making an appearance atthe 2013 Back to School Expo.

Zendaya Coleman (Rocky) from Disney’s Hit Show “Shake it Up!” making an appearance at the 2012 Back to School Expo.

Noah Munk (Gibby) from the Nickelodeon show, iCarly. Making an appearance at the 2011 Back to School Expo.



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