Candice Lys – 2007
Traveller, Helpful, Academic Achiever
Candice is a 24-year-old scholar from Fort Smith, Northwest Territories. She is currently working on her Masters of Arts in Health Promotion at Dalhousie University. She has obtained a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree with First Class Honours from the University of Alberta.
Candice has travelled around the globe and has been an avid volunteer for youth and health promotion programs such as the Youth Challenge International and Peer Health Education programs. She leads a healthy lifestyle by running and mountain biking.
Candice is passionate about community development, health education and studying religions. Her mother, who continually challenges Candice to expand her boundaries and achieve her full potential, is her greatest inspiration.
Candice’s message to youth is: “Constantly step out of your comfort zone and challenge yourself to achieve your full potential.”