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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 Goebel Insurance Agency Inc. as part of our Community Leaders Program.

 

High school students lead charge on climate change action

High school students lead charge on climate change action

Sammie Orr and Thomas Sheldon led the Eco Club of Stratford and District Secondary School on a rally at city hall. The Grade 12 students are trying to make sure that youth hold all levels of government accountable when it comes to climate change
Student makes waves at World Down Syndrome swimming championship

Student makes waves at World Down Syndrome swimming championship

Amiera Black, 16, won four silver and four bronze medals at the World Down Syndrome Swimming and Artistic Championships in Portugal, setting many personal bests in her categories, along with three regional records
Local student finishes mural for Stratford All Wheels Park

Local student finishes mural for Stratford All Wheels Park

Sebastien Chung, a senior at Stratford District Secondary School, hopes to study industrial design post-graduation. He is the artist behind the eye-catching new artwork at Stratford All Wheels Park.
Youth in action grants help young people impact their community

Youth in action grants help young people impact their community

Youth ages 14-25 can receive up to $1,000 for projects that positively impact issues affecting youth in Perth and Huron counties
Inspiring Stratford youth fundraising for juvenile arthritis

Inspiring Stratford youth fundraising for juvenile arthritis

Jake Shiell is selling lemonade and cookies while spreading awareness to support other children facing juvenile arthritis. With an awareness walk in London in September, Jake says he’s going to increase his fundraising target
Teens get creative at Empty Bowls fundraiser

Teens get creative at Empty Bowls fundraiser

The Martins donated their time at Stratford House of Blessing to create hand-painted bowls to support ending hunger.
Cycle program gives children confidence biking city streets

Cycle program gives children confidence biking city streets

Youth enrol in Cycle Stratford program to learn how to safely navigate busy roads.