NLIS 4
May 7, 2003
(Youth Services and Post-Secondary Education)

 

Minister hosts awards ceremony for Girl Guides of Canada

Youth Services and Post-Secondary Education Minister Anna Thistle wishes to congratulate the 49 recipients of the Chief Commissionerís Gold Award for Newfoundland and Labrador Council of the Girl Guides of Canada. Minister Thistle hosted the awards ceremony at Confederation Building on Tuesday, May 6, 2003.

The Chief Commissionerís Gold Award is the highest award that can be received by a member of the Guiding movement.

"Young people are doing great things all over our province and ceremonies such as this are wonderful opportunities to recognize their contributions. Congratulations to all of these young women who are certainly role models for younger members of the Girl Guides, their peers and the movement itself."

Minister Thistle was assisted at the ceremony by Judy Foote, Minister of Industry, Trade and Rural Development, Yvonne Jones, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture and Sandra Kelly, Member of the House of Assembly for Gander District.

The recipients of the Chief Commissionerís Gold Award include:

St. Johnís Area:

Darcie Cohen, Portugal Cove-St. Philipís
Sara Brown, Portugal Cove-St. Philipís
Stefanie Griffiths, Portugal Cove-St. Philipís
Laura Molyneaux, St. Johnís
Abra Whitney, St. Johnís
Elizabeth Pratt, St. Johnís
Ngaire Stevens, Portugal Cove-St. Philipís
Charlotte G. Courage, St. Johnís
Ashley Henderson, St. Johnís
Natalie Miller, St. Johnís
Maggie Rex, St. Johnís
Nicole Howell, St. Johnís
Jennifer Dymond, St. Johnís
Bernadette Kennedy, St. Johnís
Katie Norman, St. Johnís

Avalon Area:

Melissa Barnable, Ferryland
Deanne Byrne, Ferryland
Ashley Costello, Ferryland
Charlene Keough, Calvert
Nadine Kinsella, Ferryland
Julie Maher, Ferryland
Jennifer OíBrien, Ferryland
Kristen Paul, Ferryland
Karolyn Sullivan, Calvert
Julie Swain, Calvert
Danielle Boland, Renews
Allison Walsh, Cappahayden
Conception Bay South:
Kayla Coish, Long Pond
Cynthia Dawe, Long Pond
Allison Fagan, Fox Trap
Tanielle Haines, Kelligrews
Jessica Ivany, Long Pond
Lesley Smith, Kelligrews
Angela Barfitt, Paradise
Amanda Coish
Alana Kean, Paradise
Morgan Roberts, Paradise
Darcel Squires, Paradise
Kim Walsh, Paradise

Conception Bay South Area:

Kayla Coish, Long Pond
Cynthia Dawe, Long Pond
Allison Fagan, Fox Trap
Tanielle Haines, Kelligrews
Jessica Ivany, Long Pond
Lesley Smith, Kelligrews
Angela Barfitt, Paradise
Amanda Coish
Alana Kean, Paradise
Morgan Roberts, Paradise
Darcel Squires, Paradise
Kim Walsh, Paradise

Terra Nova Area:

Amanda Chinn, Gander
Jennifer Martin, Gander
Mary Milley, Gander
Melissa Moulton, Gander
Julia Noseworthy, Gander
Jennifer Thoms, Gander
Catherine Torraville, Gander
Crystal Saunders, Glovertown
Jennifer Moss, Gander
Kayla Northcott, Gander

Photo # 1: St. Johnís Area - (Youth Services and Post-Secondary Education Minister Anna Thistle with members of the St. Johnís area recipients of the Chief Commissionerís Gold Award.)

Photo # 2: Avalon Area - (Youth Services and Post-Secondary Education Minister Anna Thistle with members of the Avalon area recipients of the Chief Commissionerís Gold Award.)

Photo # 3: Conception Bay South Area - (Youth Services and Post-Secondary Education Minister Anna Thistle with members of the Conception Bay South area recipients of the Chief Commissionerís Gold Award.)

Photo # 4: Terra Nova Area - (Gander District MHA Sandra Kelly with members of the Terra Nova area recipients of the Chief Commissionerís Gold Award.)

Media contact: Kathy Dicks-Peyton, Communications, (709) 729-6573

2003 05 07                                        4:00 p.m.


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