NACI student recognized




By Kate Jackman-Atkinson

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On Tuesday, NACI student Lina Gordon was one of 10 students recognized with a Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award.  This new award highlights young individuals who volunteer their time to help others and to build a smarter and more caring nation. The award was presented to Gordon at the Evening of Champions, held the day before We Day 2014. The award was presented on behalf of the Governor General from Craig Kielburger, the co-founder of Free the Children.


DSC01732proFour NACI students attended the Evening of Champions: Lina Gordon, Danielle Hanke, Samantha Nickart and Bethany Bertholet. They are all are grade 11 students and HOPE members who have given over 100 hours of volunteer time in three years with the global action group. 

In all, 82 NACI students and staff attend We Day on Wednesday, Oct. 29 in Winnipeg. 

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