For Lia Kirkpatrick, the opportunity to represent Ontario at the Skills Canada National Competition last month was pretty special, it was the final step of a nine-month-long journey of hard work, practice and persistence.
As the school year comes to an end, the Kenora community celebrated the achievements of graduates marking the beginning of a new chapter in their lives with many going on to university, college or beginning new careers.
This year, grade 5 and 6 students from St. Catherine Catholic Elementary School in Peterborough are breaking barriers, building bridges and giving back to the community to raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society.
Students from St. Theresa of Lisieux Catholic High School were among the eight finalists chosen to compete in The Dragon’s Nest Competition for creating an initiative that helps students in need around the world.
It takes time, dedication and persistence to conduct research, but that didn’t stop four students from St.Mary’s Catholic school in Blind River from doing original research on students with special needs.