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These stories about local youth taking action to make a difference in our community are made possible through the continued support of Jenna Lorette - The Mortgage Centre as part of our Community Leaders Program.

 

INSPIRE: Following her dancing dreams all the way to Team Canada

INSPIRE: Following her dancing dreams all the way to Team Canada

Local teen Gabriele Gillespie will be competing at the World Dance Championships in Portugal instead of attending her high school graduation in June
INSPIRE: Young activitist ensures BFN students can ride the bus

INSPIRE: Young activitist ensures BFN students can ride the bus

Lola Monague from Beausoleil First Nation demonstrates how to make change by trusting that a team effort will eventually develop
<b>INSPIRE:</b> Equity, inclusion and growing up in Midland

INSPIRE: Equity, inclusion and growing up in Midland

'Being mixed race in Midland, I have experienced discrimination,' high school student says, noting that sometimes people don't realize what they're saying could hurt
Visually impaired sprinter wins OFSAA after first race in years

Visually impaired sprinter wins OFSAA after first race in years

St. Theresa's student Dalaynie Conn, who has no peripheral vision, is very humble about winning her first provincial track race even though she hadn’t run competitively for about four years
<b>INSPIRE:</b> Young local actor premieres new film at TIFF

INSPIRE: Young local actor premieres new film at TIFF

Shayla Brown recently performed in her first feature film directed by Canadian film royalty Sarah Polley, alongside multiple Academy-Award winner Frances McDormand
Art as therapy in the works of local teen <b>(6 photos)</b>

Art as therapy in the works of local teen (6 photos)

Katelynn Adams made art her career when she found the creative process therapeutic after being diagnosed with anxiety and depression in Grade 9
<b>INSPIRE:</b> Designing successful life no sweat for teen

INSPIRE: Designing successful life no sweat for teen

Good fortune is the Reynolds’ Family way — all four children have their own businesses, and plans to pay for their post-secondary educations
Local teen who wrestles like 'superhero,' meets her hero

Local teen who wrestles like 'superhero,' meets her hero

St. Theresa's Catholic High School student Lauren Smith a rising star in national wrestling scene
Midland teen’s project becomes movement to end 'period poverty'

Midland teen’s project becomes movement to end 'period poverty'

Elinor Henderson, 17, says the issue affects not just women, but also transgender and non-binary people
<b>INSPIRE:</b> Transgender teen’s journey a masterclass in grace under fire

INSPIRE: Transgender teen’s journey a masterclass in grace under fire

Midland transgender teen’s LGBTQ+ community dissolved over COVID, in the lead up to Pride he says things are looking up