16
July
2010
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07:02 PM
America/New_York

In the news: One of Canada's Top 20 Under 20 Mohawk-bound this September

The London Free Press has this story about Paige Lawson who's been named one of Canada's Top 20 Under 20 by Youth in Motion and is headed to Mohawk College this September to study broadcasting. Paige was chosen for developing a program called DREAM (Direct Resources for Education Alternatives and Mental Health) to help other high school students suffering from general anxiety and panic disorders. Through DREAM, Lawson runs workshops with high school students and provides students with resources to identify and support mental illness. This summer, Paige is helping to develop a mental health plan for the Thames Valley District School Board in London.