Com­men­da­tions for car­ing

CBN stu­dents rec­og­nized for lead­er­ship ini­tia­tives

The Compass - - CIATHE S -

Three Level III stu­dents from Con­cep­tion Bay North are among six in the East­ern School District who have been rec­og­nized by the Depart­ment of Ed­u­ca­tion for show­ing “ lead­er­ship in safe and car­ing ini­tia­tives in their schools.”

The Grad­u­at­ing Stu­dent Awards come in the form of a $500 tu­ition voucher to help with their post-sec­ondary ed­u­ca­tion.

The CBN win­ners are all stu­dents at As­cen­sion Col­le­giate in Bay Roberts. They in­clude:

• Luke Welsh of Spa­niard’s Bay is keep­ing New­found­land tra­di­tions alive by cre­at­ing a fid­dle group in his school. Welsh pro­vided free en­ter­tain­ment for se­nior cit­i­zens, Re­lay for Life and An­gels of Hope.

• Kelsey Bishop of Up­per Is­land Cove or­ga­nized a group known as Healthy Lungs, which spreads aware­ness about the harm­ful ef­fects of smok­ing in her school and com­mu­nity.

• Jessica Dawe of Up­per Is­land Cove ed­u­cated her peers and adults through the healthy lungs pro­gram, drug dan­gers pre­sen­ta­tions, In­ter­net safety pre­cau­tions and vi­o­lence aware­ness in her school and com­mu­nity.

Other award win­ners in­cludeSa­man­tha Duff of Con­cep­tion Bay South, Tyler Line­han of St. Bride’s and Kelsey Nose­wor­thy of Con­cep­tion Bay South.

The Depart­ment of Ed­u­ca­tion an­nu­ally rec­og­nizes grad­u­at­ing stu­dents who show lead­er­ship in safe and car­ing ini­tia­tives in their schools.

The ini­tia­tive is de­signed to pro­mote stu­dent aware­ness of the safe and car­ing schools pol­icy and ac­knowl­edge the con­tri­bu­tions of youth in es­tab­lish­ing and main­tain­ing a cul­ture of safe and car­ing schools and com­mu­ni­ties.

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