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These stories about local youth taking action to make a difference in our community are made possible through the continued support of Sunshine Super Wash. as part of our Community Leaders Program.


Orillia teen heading south to make pitch for big league dream

Orillia teen heading south to make pitch for big league dream

'I want to go down there, compete, and help win a championship ... I want to see how far my talent can go in the sport,' says 18-year-old Kaden Noble
OSS students give the gift of joy to ailing children at OSMH

OSS students give the gift of joy to ailing children at OSMH

'It's incredibly special when families and patients find out that a group of young people within their own community are showing such kindness,' said OSMH official
New initiative aims to give Orillia youth 'a voice' in the community

New initiative aims to give Orillia youth 'a voice' in the community

'Kids don't usually get much of an opportunity to have their outlook being shared with the community and I think it's really important to change that,' says local youth
Twin Lakes grad recognized as a 'defender of the environment'

Twin Lakes grad recognized as a 'defender of the environment'

Weiqi Xu, who is studying geomatics at University of Waterloo, said 'it is a great honour' to be recognized for his work with Sustainable Orillia, other causes
'Absolutely amazing': Orillia golfer to compete against Canada's best

'Absolutely amazing': Orillia golfer to compete against Canada's best

Spencer Shropshire, 15, heading to U.S. for Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour's National Tour Championship as he strives toward his U.S. scholarship dream
Cycling community celebrates 'amazing' local world champions

Cycling community celebrates 'amazing' local world champions

'Last year, I didn't even finish the race, so this year, getting on the podium was huge,' said Severn cyclist who finished third at world championships
VIDEO: Rama teen helps Ontario net silver medal on big stage

VIDEO: Rama teen helps Ontario net silver medal on big stage

'It was an awesome moment,' says 14-year-old who helped Team Ontario win silver medal at North American Indigenous Games in Halifax
Orillia siblings from musical family hitting all the right notes

Orillia siblings from musical family hitting all the right notes

'They both work extremely hard,' says mom/teacher of Noah and Anna Box, who both shone recently at Ontario Music Festival Association’s provincial finals
Local youth on 'Quest' to be crowned Canada's Spelling Bee champ

Local youth on 'Quest' to be crowned Canada's Spelling Bee champ

'I believe that if I really focus ... I can advance through all the elimination rounds. I feel ready, even if I am one of the youngest competitors,' says local 10-year-old
Sweet fundraiser hits the right notes for Orillia music students

Sweet fundraiser hits the right notes for Orillia music students

'I really like music because it just makes you feel open-minded and makes you feel like you're free,' says Grade 3 student who helped raise money to buy keyboards