Charlene Bayer, this year’s Golden Key/ING DIRECT creative writing competition winner, was one of seven Montreal drama students invited by the Ubuntu Education Fund to participate in a 3-1/2 week international cultural exchange program in South Africa. The program’s general idea was to raise awareness about the social issues brought on by AIDS and poverty in […]
In April, Canadian chapters across the country reached out to local middle schools to announce the Golden Key creative writing contest sponsored by ING Direct. Students submitted short stories that incorporated GK values. Two Quebec students are among the top three winners of the Golden Key International Honour Society ING DIRECT Writing Contest, sponsored by ING DIRECT. […]
For the second year in a row, Canada takes the prize for opening session spirit. The red and white colours were rocking on stage, and the Canadian pride could not be denied. Thirty students and advisors from across Canada took to the stage to jig, jump, and dance their way to victory with an innovative […]
Canadian student Stephanie Marie Beattie from the University of New Brunswick, Saint John was recognized at the international conference this year. Stephanie was her chapter’s president for 2008-2009 and won a Graduate Scholar Award, a $10,000 scholarship for students pursuing graduate degrees.
Canadian student Sasi Shanmugarajah from the University of Toronto won this year’s Golden Key Visual and Performing Arts award for photography. “Everyday People” was a collection of striking and poignant images of everyday individuals from around the globe. Mr. Shanmugarajah received a $1,000 award.
Thank you to the volunteers who stayed on-site! Together, delegates packed 600 bags of new school supplies, encouraging notes, and college promotional materials. These Achiever Jumpstart Kits will encourage students at King Middle School in Atlanta to think ahead and become tomorrow’s Golden Key members. In addition, volunteers put their creativity to the test while […]
From the Organization: Thank you so much for sending us this wonderful group! We enjoyed working with these amazing volunteers and we were honored to welcome them last Saturday. They also got a lot of work done which is a tremendous blessing for us! Thank you so much for thinking about Harvest Time International! We […]
The delegates who visited Freedom Ride were amazing! We were able to accomplish SO much, in admittedly hot and dry conditions (in black shirts, no less…) Without help from volunteers like ourselves, this organization could not provide assistance and therapy to so many children and adults in need. The painting, weed-eating, and other projects we […]
The volunteers at Orlando Day Nursery were great! They organized themselves efficiently, worked with limited resources, and came together to pull off a successful afternoon of painting. Thank you to all who participated! The students of this nursery will be so grateful when they return to their updated and redecorated school.
The workshops at Conference were a huge success and we thank those that took the time to prepare a workshop. We have received many positive comments from our delegates regarding presentations they attended and heard about. We will be offering as many presentation documents to our members as possible for those who were unable to […]