Niagara Catholic is pleased to recognize Ayla Jukosky, a Grade 5 student at St. John Bosco Catholic Elementary School, the Port Colborne-Wainfleet Chamber of Commerce’s Junior Youth Citizen of the Year. Ayla is a top student and participates in many co-curricular activities at her school and swims in St. Catharines five days a week. Ayla’s handmade lanyards have raised money for Ronald McDonald House and she has assisted the local Humane Society by donating food, toys and money to care for the animals.
Ayla received her award during the Awards Gala April 2.
Two other Niagara Catholic students were nominated for Youth Citizen and Junior Youth Citizen of the Year.
Jade Muileboom, a Grade 12 student at Lakeshore Catholic High School, was nominated for her outstanding ability to balance academic excellence with community service. In addition to holding up high marks, he has completed nearly 250 hours of community service. Jade shares her exceptional artistic talents at school and in the community and has served as a volunteer for many organizations and events. Jade was nominated for a Youth Citizen of the Year Award.
Dylan Minor is a Grade 8 student at St. Patrick Catholic Elementary School in Port Colborne and a member of Niagara Catholic’s Elementary Student Senate. In addition to his commitment to receiving high marks in school Dylan is involved in all aspects of school life. He was a driving force behind the Speak-Up Forum at his school, visited the Niagara Children’s Centre as part of the annual Kids Helping Kids Campaign and laid his school’s wreath during Remembrance Day celebrations in Port Colborne. Dylan was nominated as Junior Youth Citizen of the Year.Good News