On December 27 2013, thirteen courageous high school students, 3 amazing teachers and 1 selfless adult volunteer will be giving up their Christmas break to put their faith into action. These Catholic leaders will be living out Gandhi’s famous quote, “Be the change you with to see in the world as they embark on a life-changing experience to help serve some of the world’s most needy in the PHILIPPINES!
See Christ’s hands work through these students, adults and teachers. Follow their daily travels as they touch the lives of the less fortunate and make a difference in the Philippines.
So without further ado, here is 2013’s Philippines Service and Leadership Team!
TEACHERS AND SUPERVISORS
Michael Consul Teacher supervisor (TCDSB – Student Leadership) Favourite food: Oxtail with Rice and Peas Favourite Quote: The only difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them.
Lindsay Curtis Teacher supervisor (TCDSB – Secondary Teacher) Favourite food: Anything with cheese Favourite Quote: “Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.” – Nido Qubein
Danielle Hyles-Rainford Adult Volunteer (DCDSB – Elementary Vice Principal) Favourite food: Pansit Favourite Quote: “Be the change.”
Bernie Consul Adult Supervisor (Mike’s Dad) Favourite food: Kare Kare Favourite quote: I shall pass this world but once. Any good therefore that I can show to any human being, let me do it now – Stephen Grellet
Alanna Marchese firstname.lastname@example.org Favourite Food: Ice Cream Favourite Quote: “We shall never know all the good a smile can do.” – Mother Teresa
Alyssa Cabutaje email@example.com Favourite Food: My mother’s fried rice Favourite Quote: “The best thing you can do now is to be your best self – that will be the most impressive and successful way to get what you want.”
Britishawna Petgrave firstname.lastname@example.org Favourite Food: Rice and peas with barbecue chicken Favourite Quote: “ If there is a will, there is a way.”
Erica Brooke Cinco email@example.com Favourite Food: Poutine & chicken wings Favourite Quote: “Where ever you are, be there” – Greg Rogers
Jairuz Junio firstname.lastname@example.org Favourite Food: Chicken adobo Favourite Quote: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead
Jeffery Wang email@example.com Favourite Food: Pizza Favourite Quote: “He who says he can and he who says he can’t are both usually right.”
Joseph Fantauzzi firstname.lastname@example.org Favourite Food: Pasta Favourite Quote: “Just do it.“ – Nike
Katrina Lorenzo email@example.com Favourite Food: No favourites Favourite Quote: “Mistakes don’t exist, only lessons do”
Kyla-Anne Ewart firstname.lastname@example.org Favourite Food: Chocolate Almonds Favourite Quote: “Shoot for your dreams even if you miss you will land amongst the stars.”
Marc Anthony Balano email@example.com Favourite Food: Steak Favourite Quote: ”Live as you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
Melissa Ayisi firstname.lastname@example.org Favourite Food: I love all foods! Favourite Quote: “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate, our deepest fear is that we our powerful beyond measure.”
Nicole Baret email@example.com Favourite Food: Pho Favourite Quote: “If not us, who? If not now, when?” – Hillel the Elder
Shaelyn Talusan firstname.lastname@example.org Favourite Food: chicken quesadillas Favourite Quote: “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”
We wish you all safe travels on your journey! Thank you to all our supporters, donors, and financial sponsors.