|Grade 11 student Gina Keenan|
Young Canadians across the country between the ages of 16 and 25, are awarded $150, and are encouraged to use it to make a difference, by doing something positive in their community.
There are no restrictions on what the student can do with the money. RBC believes that students have the potential to shape the future, and this is a great way to spark their ambition.
Gina Keenan resides in Blackville, New Brunswick and is a grade 11 student at Blackville School.
Keenan is the Vice-President of the high school student council and is also involved in high school drama and volleyball. Aside from her school activities, she enjoys reading, writing and volunteering.
Her brother, Brandon, graduated is a 2013 graduate of Blackville School. "My brother has autism, so I am planning on putting the money towards the autism resources at our school for other students like him," explains Keenan.
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