Category: Publications

Paving the Path to Youths’ Success
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Paving the Path to Youths’ Success

Whether it’s a ninth grader in search of a club for teens with highly varied aspirations and capabilities or a high school senior looking to grow as an individual and as a leader, the Governor General’s Youth Award (GGYA) is helping young people start the school year off right, offering a programme with an exceptional...

GGYA Ceremony Recognizes 72 Young Persons
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GGYA Ceremony Recognizes 72 Young Persons

When tenth grader Keshawn Gardiner strutted across the stage to celebrate achieving Bronze in the Governor General’s Youth Award (GGYA) it was a defining moment for the autistic teen who had never participated in a mainstream youth programme alongside his peers without disabilities. With adolescent programmes seldom addressing the issue of youths with disabilities, much...

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GGYA’s Volunteers A Class Act – Three Recognized as Teacher of The Year for Their School s

A self-described “girly girl” who loves her make-up, nails, hair and lash extensions, English language and literature teacher Rochelle Anderson is an unlikely volunteer for a youth program known for its foot expeditions and camping outdoors. Remembering her childhood experience as an insecure and often misjudged orphan who was always the new student in school,...

GGYA Updates Skills of Hiking Supervisors, Assessors
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GGYA Updates Skills of Hiking Supervisors, Assessors

Their mission is to safeguard the integrity and reputation of the Governor General’s Youth Award (GGYA), protecting young persons on hiking expeditions where youths learn some of life’s biggest lessons in the least likely locations. Over the weekend, adventurous journey supervisors and assessors participated in a workshop designed to equip them with the knowledge and...

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GGYA Announces Multitude of Milestones at AGM

A dozen new and relaunched units, 1,208 first-time participants and strong financial support from the public and private sectors over the last year were just a few of the highlights and focus of presentations at the Governor General’s Youth Award’s Annual General Meeting held at Government House over the weekend. “Many of our young people...