Good Neighbour Award – Ram Dhoot (Youth Bio)

Ram has a passion for learning, leadership and life skills and an unyielding sense of social responsibility embodied by the Tupper Code of conduct: ROARS! If you are unaware of this acronym-go and find her and find out!  She has made a significant contribution to her school, community, and neighbourhood in Central Vancouver. From spearheading spirit week, to organizing school dances and pep rallies, to facilitating student council meetings, to liaising with parents, school admin, and youth at Tupper Secondary and Little Mountain Neighbourhood House. Ram has been heralded as organizer who leads by example by mentoring others in peer tutoring in the Learning is FirsT (LIFT) after school program, hand-sewing and coordinating our youth-driven Multi-Fest community event showcasing the talents of Tupper and John Oliver students. In May 2018, this annual school event is being transformed into a community event with Ram’s leadership skills, by providing more opportunities for her peers and younger leaders to develop youth sub-committees based on the three pillars model of sustainability; financial, cultural, and environmental. Ram is an inspiration to others and plays a vital role in supporting other youth in cultivating and sustaining the health of a thriving Little Mountain/Riley Park community.

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