Calvin Kudar - Orillia SS, Zachary Zirger - Patrick Fogarty CSS, Greyson Martyn - Twin Lakes SS
Left to Right: Calvin Kudar - Orillia SS, Zachary Zirger - Patrick Fogarty CSS, Greyson Martyn - Twin Lakes SS
Calvin Kudar of Orillia SS and introduced by teacher Sylvia Wylie. An empathetic individual exemplifying Service Above Self. Calvin is the Co-President of Me to We Club and a peer for Link Crew. Running a bake sale and organizing the collection of non-perishable food in support of the Sharing Place. He spearheaded the We Are Silent campaign to raise awareness for children in the world with little to no rights and recently donated a collection of hats, mitts and winter socks to the Orillia Youth Centre. Every week he can be found making 75 sandwiches for local elementary students who would not otherwise have lunch and he is currently organizing OSS involvement in the Coldest Night of the Year Walk in support of Building Hope. His true passion lies in helping set up and participating in the Terry Fox run to raise money for cancer research. Now keep your eyes open cause you just might catch him sprinting across a parking lot to assist someone with packages and opening doors.
Zachary Zirger of Patrick Fogarty CSS and introduced by teacher James Hilts. Talented, creative and effectively communicative. Taking private music lessons for years, by the time he entered Grade 9 he was invited to play with the jazz and senior band. He plays piano, trumpet and saxophone. Today, he dedicates his time volunteering with the junior band offering help wherever and whenever needed putting forth an effort to making himself and those around him better. On top of his music he does enjoy woodworking, history and science but he does plan on one day being a music teacher.
Greyson Martyn of Twin Lakes SS and introduced by teacher Christina Bosco. Dedicated, accomplished and excels. A Tenor saxophonist involved in Thunder Jazz, Senior concert band and the school production ensembles. Winner of last Octobers Orillia Jazz Festivals solo competition and has been asked to perform at the Orillia Opera House as the Brass Works guest soloist. Greyson has consistently been on the honour role throughout his academic career and is a member of the Link Team, Student Council and the Arts Council. He is also involved in Volleyball-a-thon, organizer for school dances, member of the Sustainable Orillia Youth Council, the PEAC program, student leader for the student run 'walk-out' and the downhill ski team.