Jade Anderson

Ambassador Candidates

Nine finalists have been selected for the Ladysmith Ambassador program

Nine finalists have been selected for the Ladysmith Ambassador program, and will be polishing their speeches and routines, hoping to earn one of the three positions available in the program. The non-profit Ambassador organization works to build self-esteem, leadership and public speaking skills. Three of the candidates will be crowned, one as Ambassador, and two Vice Ambassadors, to represent Ladysmith at various events around the province. The candidates are:

Jade Anderson – Age: 17, Grade: 11

Sponsor: Ladysmith Pharmasave

Interests: reading, singing, playing the piano

Future Plans: to study psychology at the University of Victoria

Kaitlyn Wright – Age: 16, Grade: 11

Sponsor: Ladysmith Tim Hortons

Interests: playing rugby, drawing, decorating

Future Plans: to attend University of Calgary and become a registered nurse

Brittney Webber –  Age: 16, Grade: 11

Sponsor: Ladysmith Lions Club

Interests: playing clarinet, drawing, teaching martial arts

Future Plans: to continue to do well in high school and live life to the fullest

Carmela Toscano – Age: 17, Grade: 11

Sponsor: Fraternal Order of Eagles

Interests: playing soccer, walking with her dog, running

Future Plans: to become a dental hygienist

Maria de Leeuw – Age: 16, Grade: 11

Sponsor: Ladysmith and District Credit Union

Interests: hiking with her dog, reading, watching movies

Future Plans: to go to medical or veterinary school

Chantal Lofstrom – Age: 17, Grade: 11

Sponsor: Ladysmith Fire Rescue

Interests: dancing, writing poetry, doing make-up

Future Plans: to go to school for special effects movie make-up

Bronwynn Morgan – Age: 16, Grade: 11

Sponsor: LCU Insurance

Interests: improv, playing the flute, writing

Future Plans: to teach secondary school education

Maddy Andrews – Age: 17, Grade: 12

Sponsor: Rotary Club of Ladysmith

Interests: singing, playing guitar, dancing

Future Plans: to study forensic science

Morgan McKenzie – Age: 16, Grade: 11

Sponsor: Kinsmen Club of Ladysmith

Interests: swimming, hiking with her dog, going to the gym

Future Plans: to be a pilot for Canadian Search and Rescue

 

 

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