With dance practices on weekends, acting classes on weekdays, and school newspaper duties everywhere in between, Victoria Raskin, Y57′s Youth of the Month, is an ambitious 16 year old girl with many credits under her belt.
“I volunteer because it’s a medium through which I can make a positive difference in the world,” said Y57‘s May 2012 Youth of the Month Aliya Dossa. Aliya, Youth 4 Tap co-founder, Indian jazz dancer, photographer, and future UBC student has had quite the adventure in her high school career.
At 22, Devon Drumm is a graduate of the Art Institute of Vancouver with a focus on graphic design, has created his own gaming start up called Pepperdev Studios, and is now working on Hungry Fins, a mobile game app that can be purchased in app stores once funded and produced. Let’s not forget that he can now add “Y57′s Youth of the Month” on to his list of accomplishments!
“The reason I try to be so involved is that it makes me so excited to be a part of a generation that is trying to make a difference!” These are the powerful words of our very accomplished youth of the month, 16 year old Selin Jessa.