Danny – 2021 McPhie Award

Danny graduated in June of 2021 and has been accepted to the University of Guelph-Humber Community and Social Services program.

Danny has been living at the Community Youth Program (CYP) residence for the last 1.5 years and has overcome many obstacles, yet maintained his drive and commitment to school. Danny has gained significant conflict resolution skills throughout his time with CYP and demonstrates maturity and insight beyond his years.

Working part-time as an essential worker in a local grocery store Danny has exhibited a terrific drive for success; supporting his community and maintaining his academic achievements while managing the limitations and struggles caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, all through hard work, perseverance and a positive outlook.

Reflecting on his own personal experience Danny is pursuing a career in child welfare or the justice system in order to give back to youth in the community.

We certainly believe Danny has a very positive future ahead.

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