2017 Nova Learning Inc- Nova Scotia Award Recipient Ryan had just completed grade eight at age 14 when he became ill. “The illness left me with damaged nerves which tell me I’m always in pain. I saw what must have been dozens of doctors over the ... read more

2017 Gary Mason Learner Achievement Award Recipient “I was never a good student in high school,” says Krista. “I was more interested in socializing and meeting new friends than I was in going to class. Education wasn’t important to me even th... read more

2016 Nova Learning Inc Nova Scotia Learner Award Dale left school early for a career as a bus driver for the schoolboard, which he kept for many years. “After transporting generations of kids back and forth from school, I decided that it was me that nee... read more

2016 Gary Mason Achievement Award Hakim left his family in Sudan due to war there. He travelled through many countries in Africa seeking peace and stability, and eventually arrived in Ghana in 2011 where he spent almost four years in a refugee camp. After... read more