Nadine Marshall Memorial Scholarship Winner

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Bio: Sophia Sabatino As a student at Magee Secondary, Sophia was very active in the school community. In grade 8 and 9, Sophia was a member of the Magee leadership program. This program focused on community service while maintaining high academic standings. Following that, Sophia was a part of the Evolution Choir and was a founding member of the Best Buddies Club at the school. Her involvement with the Best Buddies Club continued into grade 11 and 12 as Sophia worked closely with students in the Learning Assistance/ Life Skills class on a daily basis and was their drama coach throughout the year. This involved assisting these students develop and practice appropriate social skills and behaviour both in the classroom, school community, and beyond. Sophia was also selected to be…
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Award Winner (2014 – 2015) – Geoffrey Ching

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We're pleased to introduce last year's scholarship winner Geoffrey! As a student who attended Sir Winston Churchill Secondary in Vancouver, B.C. for the whole of his secondary school life, Geoffrey was always highly involved in his community. In Grade 8, he started his community involvement by joining the Canadian Blood Services Volunteer program in addition to coaching with the Vancouver District Special Olympics Swim Team. In his later high school years, Geoffrey went on to become Editor-in-Chief of the regionally distributed Big Bang Science Magazine, the founder of the nationally acclaimed Ouroboros Platinum Dragon Boat Team, and a Director for his school’s 100 member International Baccalaureate cohort. In addition to this, Geoffrey maintained a high standard of academic achievement throughout high school by maintaining a position on the Principal’s List…
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Nadine Marshall Scholarship

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The Kindness Foundation of Canada  Nadine Marshall Scholarship This scholarship has been established to honour the initiative, commitment, enthusiasm and example of Nadine Marshall, co-founder of The KindActs Association of B.C., recently renamed The Kindness Foundation of Canada. Nadine’s unwavering belief in the power of kindness as an agent for positive change in our world has sustained her and allowed her ideas to develop into programs and KindActs to grow and evolve. Most importantly this belief, embodied in her daily walk through life, is a powerful example, and source of motivation for all that have had the pleasure to know her. Criteria for the Scholarship: The intention of this fund is to recognize exceptional high school graduating students, inspired by the vision of a kinder world and committed to making a…
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