This year’s Representatives who have been chosen for the Leaders Of Tomorrow Awards, an annual event that celebrates and recognizes up and coming young people who have exhibited extraordinary character and leadership, are as follows;
Ethan Elliott – 6-11 years old
Ethan Elliott is described as a kind and compassionate young man with a strong awareness of social justice. He leads by example, showing kindness and generosity to all while volunteering for SMILE Wetaskiwin, playing extra-curricular sports or helping at Sacred Heart School functions.
Anthony Chu – 12-14 years old
Anthony Chu is known for his leadership, enthusiasm and outgoing personality. Anthony is very active in drama (recently a player in Waterworks Theatre’s upcoming production Buddy Holly), choral club, and is a Flight Corporal in the 42nd Wetaskiwin Air Cadets. He also is committed to Sacred Heart Church, whether during youth group, or on Sunday morning services.
Nicole Leavitt – 15-17 years old
Nicole Leavitt holds a weighty portfolio of nominations for her many involvements in a number of community projects and ventures. A volunteer with the Millet Museum and the MDHS since she was in kindergarten, a trained counselor for the visitor information Centre and a ten year veteran of the Communities In Bloom organization, Nicole has been involved with community for many years. Whether planting bulbs, handling animals or on the volleyball court, Nicole demonstrates leadership, compassion and diplomacy.
Samara Moussa – 18-21 years old
Samara Moussa, Co-President of WCHS Student Council, leads by example. According to Jeanette Simpson, Vice-Principal of WCHS, “she gets everyone to buy into her successful bubbly nature.” Whether running weekly meetings, playing sports or volunteering with Dance and Minor Basketball, Samara consistently gives of her own free time to benefit others.
The Leaders of Tomorrow Awards will be held at the Reynolds Alberta Museum, Monday, April 13th with doors opening at 6pm and the ceremony beginning at 7pm. This is a free event in which the public is invited to come and hear the inspirational stories of these fine young people.