CROSSING CROSSROADS

By Christopher Torrenueva

Activities

School Co-Curricular/Extra-Curricular Activities:

Grade Nine (Freshman Year) – Student Council Grade Representative and Colours In Unison/Black History Month.

Grade Ten (Sophomore Year) – Substitute Voice of All Saints (Morning Announcer), Student Council Grade Representative, School Newspaper Editor-In-Chief, Yearbook Section Editor, Chaplaincy, Development and Peace, O.S.A.I.D. (Ontario Students Against Impaired Driving), Weight Training Club, Mixed Ensemble Choir, and Multicultural Night.

Grade Eleven (Junior Year) – Chaplaincy, Retreat Leader, Student Council Grade Representative, School Newspaper, Yearbook, Development and Peace, S.O.S. (Stomping Out Stigma), and Multicultural Night.

Grade Twelve (Senior Year) – Chaplaincy, Retreat Leader, Development and Peace Student Liaison, S.O.S. (Stomping Out Stigma), Harmony, and Multicultural Night.

Student Portfolio:

January 2004 – Peacemaker of the Month for Respect of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Elementary School.

June 2007 – Graduated from St. Brigid Catholic Elementary School as Class Valedictorian.

High School Honour Roll Student.

November 25, 2008 – Ministry of Education’s “Student Voice Regional Forum” at the Ajax Community Centre.

October 22, 2009 – “When Faith Meets Pedagogy” youth conference at the Doubletree by Hilton/Toronto Airport.

March 2, 2010 – 20th annual Serra House “Ordinandi Dinner” hosted by the Archdiocese of Toronto at the Pearson Convention Centre.

April 30, 2010 – First annual “Water Walk” walk-a-thon for Kenya at All Saints Catholic Secondary School.

May 30, 2010-Present – Church Lector at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church.

September 20, 2010 – Free the Children and Me to We’s fourth annual We Day event at the Air Canada Centre.

October 19, 2010 – Seventh annual S.O.S. (Stomping Out Stigma) Summit at the Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences.

November 12, 2010 – We Day In-Service at St. Leo Roman Catholic Church.

November 16, 2010-December 13, 2010 – P.A.L. (Peer Academic Leader) for Freshman Academic English students at All Saints Catholic Secondary School.

November 18, 2010 – S.O.S. (Stomping Out Stigma) Mental Health Summit at the Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences.

March 1, 2011 – 21st annual Serra House “Ordinandi Dinner” hosted by the Archdiocese of Toronto at the Pearson Convention Centre.

October 6, 2011 – St. John the Evangelist Knights of Columbus Council Bursary

2011 – Initiated a new position on the Student Council of All Saints Catholic Secondary School, called a Diversity Ambassador.

Pending – Junior Journalist for the Global Voices column of the Toronto Star.

2 Comments »

  1. What a strong and interresting delveloped man you are Christopher! I would love to meet you some day so next time I come to Canada make sure you come to where I am!
    P.S. I have no idea where that will be.

    Comment by Barack Obama | May 9, 2009

  2. WOW! nice you really r putting a lot of work into this…keep it up your doing a great job (^_^)

    Comment by Justin | July 4, 2010


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