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YMCA Peace Medal for Teacher Nicola Toomath

December 1, 2017—Congratulations to Teacher Nicola Toomath, a recipient of the YMCA Peace Medal.

Toomath, a teacher at V.P. Carswell Elementary School in Trenton, founded the charity Students for Africa. It is rooted in the volunteerism and friendship of youth and for the benefit of students in Tanzania. Their work focuses on nursery schools, teacher training, school lunches, repairs and construction, and supplies.

Her award was presented at a ceremony on November 23, 2017.

Read more online at:

InQuinte.ca http://inquinte.ca/story/local-teacher-receives-peace-medal-for-helping-students-in-africa [1]

Quinte News: http://www.quintenews.com/2017/11/ymca-peace-medal-awarded-local-teacher/162748/ [2]

For more information, please contact:
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, [email protected]

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