Adam Lancia and Jamey Jewells inspired Aspotogan Consolidated School students with messages of perseverance, dedication and teamwork. While at Aspotogan Consolidated, they showed students their Paralympic Medals they earned in wheelchair basketball. They also presented medals to Aspotogan Consolidated "Students of the Month".
Blade Turner, representing the Lunenburg County RCMP Youth Advisory Committee, and Robyn Whynot of Liverpool Regional High School received the Lieutenant Governor's Respectful Citizenship Award at a ceremony in Halifax. Pictured with Blade and Robyn is His Honour Brigadier-General The Honourable J.J. Grant, CMM, ONS, CD (Ret'd) Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia.
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Elementary schools across the South Shore often celebrate their 100th day of school in a variety of ways, usually incorporating math lessons. Primary students from Chester District Elementary donned snazzy masks as part of their activities!
Staff and students had the opportunity to meet former Team Canada basketball star, Will Njoku during a school visit where he spoke about diversity, acceptance, mental health and chasing your dreams. "Set your feet, aim high, and follow through," was his message to all students, giving real life examples of how he did just that and found himself playing on the national basketball team and drafted by the NBA.