The purpose of this page is to highlight the achievements of our YLC Champions AND CURRENT/PAST COMMITTEE MEMBERS!
After several years of waiting for royalty to come to Newfoundland, Erynn was recently recognized for her Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award. This journey from Grade 9 to 1st year university involved community service, experiential learning, physical activity, long-term practice of a specific non-athletic skill, and adventurous journeys over Bronze, Silver, and Gold levels.
Image: Erynn is fifth from the left, standing next to Prince Edward.
Source: CBC News
Francine was selected to be a Gene Researcher for a Week! This program encourages senior high students from across Canada to apply to work in a university genetics lab as a doctor's assistant. The students gain hands-on experience of what it is truly like to work in this field. It was a tough competition this year with an 8% acceptance rate. She will be working with Dr. Terry-Lynn Young in her lab at MUN during Easter this year. This is an incredible opportunity for her, as she's starting her BSc degree at MUN in September.
Rachel is a SHAD Fellow! She attended the program at Carleton University in Ottawa in July 2015 and it was a summer she'll never forget.
Each year, SHAD provides the opportunity for 600+ students from across Canada and internationally to attend a month-long summer program, in-residence at one of our Canadian host universities, focused on STEM (science, technology, engineering & math). Acceptance is based on academic competence and significant community involvement.
Elea went away to Encounters with Canada in Ottawa, ON, which she says, "...was one of the best weeks of [her] life!!!" In the Spring Elea will also be attending the National Student Commonwealth Forum also in Ottawa, ON.
Ryan Murphy was a member of the Radhoc Committee for longer than anyone of the current Committee Members even knew what Radhoc was; he is often referred to as 'Father Radhoc' by current committee members as many of Radhoc's goals, methods, and ideals were heavily influenced by his tireless involvement with the organization. Ryan had the opportunity to do a Ted talk which we wanted to share!
Emily attended four Radhoc Youth Leadership Conferences in high school and joined the Committee when she started university in 2013. Back in the summer of 2012, Emily had the opportunity to attend the Students on Ice Arctic Expedition! This video shows a portion of an interview Emily did for SOI while in Nunavut, and you can Click Here to see a full recap video of the expedition.
Kora Leigh was a Champion at a Radhoc Youth Leadership Conference and continued her involvement from there as a Committee Member. In recognition of all of her achievements, she won the title of Miss Acheivement NL 2010!