Week 23

Week 23

Downsview Secondary School
Student of the Week
Week of April 25th, 2022

Jillian C.


Student of the Week


Downsview, for the week of April 25, 2022, your Student of the Week is Jillian Carbon. Jillian is in the eleventh grade at Downsview.

Jillian’s nomination has been in the works for a while now. The question was never: will she become Student of the Week? Rather, it was: when will Jillian become Student of the Week. The answer is: now. Let’s hear more, first from Ms de Jersey: “Jillian has been a die-hard breakfast club volunteer from day one. Observant, and generous-hearted, she cares about how things run. Jillian isn’t just clocking in volunteer hours out of need. She is invested. Truly, without Jillian’s steady, reliable support, our breakfast club would not run nearly as well. In December, when we gave out bagels the day before the holidays, Jillian was the one volunteer to step up and help. She is instrumental. In her role as Student Leader, I’ve seen the same commitment and thoughtfulness. Her leadership at our recent big bake sale is just one example. I look forward to working alongside Jillian in the future. She quietly, powerfully inspires.”

From Mr Syal: “I have the pleasure of teaching Jillian. She is quiet, but she works very hard to complete classwork. In addition, she is very polite and kind. I am looking forward to teaching her in grade 12.”

From Mr Lewin: “Congratulations, Jillian Carbon for making an invaluable contribution to the Downsview school community. Thank you for being a steadfast breakfast club volunteer who is always willing to help those in need. Your generosity of spirit has served as an inspiration to staff champions and student scholars alike.”

Mr Henriques says: "I've had the pleasure of teaching Jillian on several occasions and she has always shown great dedication to being an outstanding student. Jillian always comes into class with a positive attitude and is always willing to give a helping hand. She has a very bright future ahead of her.”

Ms Sera wraps things up with this: “If Jillian’s cheerful face is the first I see in the morning, my day is off to a great start. I am betting all the people who pass through breakfast club feel the same way. She is solid and friendly and I am glad to know her. Congratulations, Jillian!”

Jillian, you check all the boxes: fabulous marks, deep involvement and a great demeanour. You have it all in balance. We notice and we value you. Congratulations, Jillian, on your win as Student of the Week.