Watch this touching digital story by Allie Steinley on the Canadian Camping Adventure for Newcomer Youth that I spoke at this summer.

My message was, ‘Always Strive for Excellence’. I told them Canada was the best country to be in for their dreams. Fortunately, there was this 16 year old Nigerian girl who, at her age, will be starting university this September. She was so brilliant in school such that they had to make her skip grades in high school.

So she concurred with the message I was giving them. I talked about the need for respect, diligence, hard work and the 4Ds that I normally tell kids about- Discipline, Dedication, Determination & Devotion…. read more here.