Sudbury Catholic District School Board
November 24, 2005

St. Charles College Student Awarded YMCA Canada Peace Medal

Kayla Martell, a Grade 12 student at St. Charles College, was presented with the YMCA Canada Peace Medal at the Rotary Club of Sudbury’s Sunrisers breakfast meeting held at the YMCA Sudbury. Kayla has used her personal strengths and talents to work at creating a safer community. Her vision and commitment to creating a climate of respect and acceptance for everyone, regardless of differences, has resulted in a significant change in the school climate.

Kayla has assumed a leadership role with the Empowered Student Partnerships program at St. Charles College and promoted numerous initiatives designed to create awareness related to student and school safety. Her enthusiasm never wavers, resulting in the Greater Sudbury Police Services Board presenting her recently with a Certificate of Appreciation.

Kayla continues to inspire peers and teachers alike with her vision and commitment. She shares and promotes her goal of creating a climate of respect and acceptance where everyone feels valued. Congratulations Kayla!

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