Grants are being awarded to eight high schools in the province, for helping their community or province.
This is a part of the Canada 150 High School Legacy project.
Proposals were submitted by several students in grades 9 to 12 from various high schools, that looked at community or provincial issues and how they could help.
École l’Odyssée is one of the eight schools chosen to receive a $50, 000 grant. They submitted a proposal to work with Food Depot Alimentaire Inc.
Here’s a full list of the eight schools.
The top project selected to receive $150,000 was submitted by Polyvalente Thomas-Albert and Club Richelieu: “LaForest en Action!”
Other schools received $50,000 for their projects:
- Cambridge-Narrows Community School and Cambridge Home and School Association: The Tamarack Gardens;
- Grand Manan Community School and Eastern Charlotte Waterways Inc.: Clean, Green Grand Manan;
- Cité des Jeunes A.-M.-Sormany et le secrétariat de la jeunesse d’Edmundston: Place des jeunes – Un endroit sécuritaire où bouger, étudier, relaxer;
- Centre scolaire Samuel-de-Champlain et la fondation Samuel-de-Champlain Inc: Classe extérieure du projet CENA;
- École l’Odyssée et Food Depot Alimentaire Inc. : Jardin de l’Olympe;
- North and South Esk Regional High School and Miramichi Community Food Bank: NSER Community Farm: Helping Cobras Grow;
- Woodstock High School and Meduxnekeag River Association Inc.: School Climate Action Adaptation and Implementation.