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  • Winner of Youth Leadership Competition

    youth-leadership-winner-007Mary Kurian winner of the Rotary Club of Lisburn Youth Leadership Competition 2011 is presented with diploma by President Dale and Henry McNally organiser of the competition

    From Dubai to Kerala (India), to Lisburn. This was the path taken by Mary Kurian and her family in search of a better life and the chance for her mother to enhance her nursing skills.Her first contact with the Rotary Club of Lisburn was during the course of last year’s collection in support of Polio Plus through the Tree of Life at Tesco’s. Mother and daughter were aware of the traditional description of the condition as Infantile Paralysis affecting many children in their native India. They visited Tesco’s several ¬†times and were impressed by the commitment and knowledge displayed by the Club representatives whose task it was to collect money. But most of all they were impressed by the willingness of the club members to give up their time for such a worthy cause for people so ¬†far away.

    When information in the Rotary Youth Leadership was dispalyed on the school 6th form notice board in September, she willingly sought the support of the school for her entry. She was a very worth winner of the schools final for the Lisburn district and an excellent representative of the Club