District Highlights

2019 Leaders of Tomorrow: Katelyn Gisborne, Laity View

Katelyn is a student at Laity View Elementary and is currently in Grade 6 French Immersion, having attended the school since kindergarten.

During the 2018/19 school year, Katelyn has been involved in Student Leadership and Student Voice, and has also worked as a library helper and lunch monitor. Later this month, Katelyn will attend the Student Voice CORE project and will participate in several leadership workshops.

Katelyn’s biggest contribution to our school this year was in starting the Green Team, whose mandate is to keep our school and planet a greener and cleaner place to live. She took the initiative to find a teacher sponsor and gather together other students to help with projects such as collecting mascara wands needed for cleaning rescued wildlife.

In her spare time, Katelyn also dances (ballet, lyrical, jazz) and enjoys spending time with her friends and family. In the future, Katelyn wants to become an elementary teacher as well as a dance teacher on weekends.

About Leaders of Tomorrow

The Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District (SD42) has teamed up with the Maple Ridge News to celebrate local students who are making a difference at school and in the community. Elementary and secondary students featured as Leaders of Tomorrow were picked by their principals for making positive achievements in academics, sports, arts and community involvement.

The list is just a sample of outstanding students in the school district selected by their school during the 2018/19 school year – there are many others who were equally deserving of recognition for their exemplary achievements both inside and outside the classroom. Every Tuesday throughout the school year, SD42 will profile a student selected as one of the 2019 Leaders of Tomorrow.

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