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Recognize Unsung Heroes at 2015 Youth Awards

Young, strong, kind, and passionate about people in our community. Those are just four of the characteristics NIC
Social Service diploma students are looking for
when searching for nominees for second annual 
Comox Valley Youth Awards.

Courtenay Mayor Larry Jangula will announce
 the award recipients at the LINC Youth Centre
 Saturday, May 2 during BC Youth Week.
Everyone is invited to meet this year’s nominees,
hear about their passions, and celebrate their
contributions.

“We wanted to acknowledge youth who don’t
often get a lot of recognition for their work, but
who have demonstrated a real strength of
character or resiliency this year,” said student
Tera Cooper, who helped organize the awards as a group project in her Community Development course at NIC. “They 
are the real unsung heroes of the community.”
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