Oakville high school students receive global recognition for their work in supporting Indigenous rights – Inside Halton

Oakville high school students receive global recognition for their work in supporting Indigenous rights – Inside Halton

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 202216 Views

October 3, 2022

Two local high school students at Oakville’s St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School have been awarded the 2022 Kurt Hahn Prize – a prestigious, global prize that recognizes an exceptional act of service to others.

The two grade 12 students, Meera Baswan and Sena Yenilmez have been recognized for their impressive, self-directed work in creating The Indigenous Foundation, a grass-roots advocacy group that is raising awareness and providing education for the rights of Indigenous communities.

Inspired by some of the globally-minded conversations that are regularly encouraged at St. Mildred’s-Lightbourn School, the two friends created The Indigenous Foundation with the intention of “doing their part to spread awareness and initiate change in the world for the better.” They have been making an impact ever since.

Read More: https://www.insidehalton.com/news-story/10732101-oakville-high-school-students-receive-global-recognition-for-their-work-in-supporting-indigenous-rights/

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