The District of North Vancouver
2020 Youth Awards
Due to the current situation, the annual in-person Youth Awards event has been cancelled.
However we are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Youth Awards.
To protect the health and safety of our community, we are acknowledging and celebrating the award recipients online along with a video message from Mayor Little. Video Message
Category: Recognition and Outstanding Achievement
Recognizes young people who have made great personal strides, overcome personal or societal barriers, or demonstrated great skill in music, academics, art or sports.
Justin has made great personal strides, completing hours of work experience at a local car dealership and auto parts store as part of the Work Experience Program at Windsor Secondary School. In the future, he aspires to become a mechanic.
Over the past two years, Florence has demonstrated outstanding leadership in her role coaching students in grades nine and ten. She excels as a coach by creating a positive and inclusive environment for all players.
Lisa has overcome personal barriers and become a confident and humorous individual with a strong work ethic. She explored her interest in animals while contributing volunteer hours at the Capilano River Hatchery through the Work Experience Program at Windsor Secondary School.
Miles regularly participates in the youth programs hosted at Parkgate Community Centre. His kindness, humour, and ability to create an inclusive and judgement-free space helps build meaningful connections and a sense of community for local youth.
Category: Outstanding Youth Team
Recognizes a group who has completed a minimum of 50 hours per person of community or
school service to enhance programs or services in their school or community.
This year’s YouthLAB team created an innovative arts Journal project to help reduce stigma around mental health in their communities.
The group created an arts-based journal filled with their reflections, messages and explorations surrounding youth mental health through writing, poetry, visual art, and photography.
Windsor Team Members include:
Mya Nevin Andra Chitan Sarah Pollard