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Nanaimo Power Pioneers Community Award Winner Taran Gill

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Community Service Award winner Taran Gill, from Nanaimo Senior Secondary School

Taran dropped in (from his Post Secondary Education at Vancouver Island University pursuing  a career in healthcare) to our Executive meeting on 13 September 2022 to receive his award, $500 cheque and book. 


Taran waiting for his presentation.


  Jim Gahr presenting Taran’s awards.


Lois hammin’ it up. 

Lois says, “Taran, here’s a doughnut just for you”.


Some of Taran’s achievements

-From grade 8 to 11 Taran volunteered at summer camps for children age 3 to 12. He became a mentor and a role model.

-Involved in the “Leaders in Training” program at Parks, Recreation and Culture

-Taran’s (in his words). Throughout his years as a high school student he has created for himself;  In Society-ways and means to create meaningful change-and develop positive environments for others to flourish in. 

-volunteers at the local hospital, food banks and numerous placements for the City of Nanaimo. 

-Led a team of 10 to 15 high school students each week organizing, planning and mentoring them on how to become leaders and provide support.

-and more