Testimonials

Graeme Wallace
Graeme Wallace
Participant
I participated in the Duke of Edinburgh's Award soon after it was founded back in 1956. I attained all three awards, Bronze, Silver and Gold.
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Justin Quan
Justin Quan
Participant Gold
The Award shaped me into the person I am today.
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Sonya Mount
Sonya Mount
Participant Gold
I am proud to be part of the Duke of Edinburgh Award Alumni.
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Virginia Lee
Virginia Lee
Participant Gold
The Award allowed me to challenge myself with new activities that I otherwise may not have tried.
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Gerald Pash
Gerald Pash
Award Leader
I have seen young people change their approach to life overnight because of the confidence they gain through the realization of their self-worth and that “they are OK,” because they earned the pin and certificate.
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Courtney Gage
Courtney Gage
Participant Gold
I am so proud of all the opportunities that the Award has given me.
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Olivia Mundle
Olivia Mundle
Bronze Award Participant
"I couldn’t wait to start (The Award) the second I turned 14!"
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Jacob Perreault
Jacob Perreault
Gold Award Participant
"For all those trying to give their confinement a meaning, the Duke of Ed Award can help. I am personally very happy that I decided to join the Duke of Ed community."
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Jack Deline
Jack Deline
Gold Award Participant
"The Award provides me with additional purpose every day.."
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Nicholas Johnson
Nicholas Johnson
Breaking boundaries and empowering the next generation
Award Holder becomes first black valedictorian in Princeton University’s 274-year-history
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Dinu Wijetunga
Dinu Wijetunga
Participant Gold
I am so thankful for the Duke of Ed award which has not only helped me give back to my community, but has also sparked a life-long passion for service.
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Claire Verkuyl
Claire Verkuyl
Gold Participant
I am eternally grateful for all of the amazing opportunities this Award has given me.
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Sarah
Sarah
Gold Award Alumni
I was reminded that you are never too old to learn something new and set a goal to learn a new skill every year.
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Olivia Dey
Olivia Dey
Silver Award Achiever
After two years of doing the Duke of Ed Award Program, I am an aspiring 15 year old, ready to advocate for those in need.
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Sarah Sauvé
Sarah Sauvé
Gold Award Alumni
Thanks to my involvement in the Duke of Ed award program, the world is my oyster
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Vipul Gupta
Vipul Gupta
Silver Award Achiever
This program taught me to manage my time effectively, be self-motivated and enjoy every moment for what it is worth, because moments like these don’t come back.
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David's Story
David's Story
Silver Award Achiever
Since I started this journey to achieve The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, I have been focused on completing it!
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Vaughn Solomon Schofield
Vaughn Solomon Schofield
Lieutenant Governor - Province of Saskatchewan
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Dave Maynard
Dave Maynard
Award Leader
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Joanie Cunningham
Joanie Cunningham
Award Leader
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Heather Aucoin
Heather Aucoin
Award Leader
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Peter Himmelman
Peter Himmelman
Award Leader
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Philip Crawley
Philip Crawley
Publisher & CEO - The Globe and Mail
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Tye Burt
Tye Burt
President & CEO - Kinross Gold Corporation
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Bob Quartermain
Bob Quartermain
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for Pretium Resources Inc
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Anthony Von Mandl
Anthony Von Mandl
Founder - Mission Hill Family Estate
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