The Brampton News honours members of the Brampton community who deserve recognition for their academic excellence, sportsmanship, noteworthy leadership or genuine caring and citizenship. Nominated persons will have the opportunity to appear on The Brampton News and brampton.com websites as well as in the brampton.com e-Newsletter.
Dilpreet K., a grade 11 high school student at St. Marguerite d'Youville, has been an amazing student leader. She is responsible for initiating and organizing the school's South Asian Heritage Month festivities and group since grade 10.
Lindsay Macedo is this week's Community Star. Lindsay was an honour roll student who received numerous academic and athletic awards at St. Marguerite d'Youville Secondary School, while being an active member of the Student Council, Yearbook and school bands.
Laura Kupers is this week's Community Star. Laura is an Honour Roll student who received recognition both from her school, Brampton Centennial Secondary School, and University of Guelph which she now attends.
Rafael is this week's Community Star. Rafael is Brampton's New Year baby. He was born on January 1, 2007 at 12:05am weighing in at 7lbs 6oz to proud parents MaryAnn and Raoul. Rafael was born at Peel Memorial Hospital in Brampton.
Kai is this week's Community Star. Kai is 12 years old and an avid 5-pin bowler. He participated in a bowling fundraiser for Special Olympics and raised $1,208. He was the highest single fundraiser in all of Ontario.
Case is this week's Community Star. Case is a very friendly and helpful child. He helps his grandfather with the gardening and he helps his mom to bake bread and muffins. He is very welcoming to the new kids at his nursery school.