King's alumni recognized with Pillar Awards
Congratulations to King's alumni Summer Thorp '11, with Nokee Kwe, and Justin Tiseo '16, who were recognized at the 2017 Pillar Community Innovation Awards in London, ON. The awards celebrate non-profit efforts in the city, and represent four categories: innovation, leadership, impact and collaboration. The London Interfaith Peace Camp at King’s was also nominated for an award, in recognition of the camps impact on, and collaboration with, communities of all faiths.
Community innovation Award - Positive Voice at Nokee Kwe
Summer Thorp '11 is Program Coordinator of Positive Voice, a program created to support urban Indigenous women in creating positive narratives and community connections.
Community Leadership Award - Justin Tiseo '16, leader and creator of JP2 Onerun
Justin turned a one-day John Paul II Catholic secondary school fundraiser for cancer patient care into a city-wide, week-long initiative engaging high school students and raising more than $260,000 to date.