Jordan Gray, who is a first year student specializing in Global and Transnational History, is one of three young leaders to receive the 2016 Lincoln M. Alexander Award, which included a $5,000 prize. Jordan is being recognized for founding and organizing the Mississauga-Malton Youth Association, which aims to empower youth to be engaged members of society through volunteer work, while also fostering and acknowledging diversity among youth in communities. Jordan’s work with the association and his community is exemplary of the core objectives of the BGInS Program, where students are encouraged to be engaged and active citizens. Congratulations on a job well done, Jordan!

For more information on the award and Jordan’s work, please feel free to visit the following links to Carleton’s Newsroom and Newsroom for the Government of Ontario website.