Rosseau Lake College has been celebrating student success in the Duke of Edinburgh Award program since 1977.
The Duke of Edinburgh Award is a global non-formal, student-driven program that takes commitment, a spirit of adventure, making choices, setting goals, and perseverance in achieving them. It empowers young people to get active in their communities and to set goals to enrich their own lives.
By working towards specific benchmarks in the areas of Physical Recreation, Skills, Community Service, and Adventurous Journeys, students will grow their skills and abilities across many fields.
Students can opt into this program at any point and receive support from the Award Leaders at RLC. For more information, please visit the Duke of Edinburgh Program’s website: https://www.dukeofed.org/
After graduating in 2018, Taylor Blair completed his gold level. Taylor passed his Private Pilot License as a skill, participated in three seasons of RLC sports, volunteered at RLC and Muskoka Lakes Golf & Country Club, circumnavigated Grand Cayman by kayak and bike while camping and attended the National Student Commonwealth Forum in Ottawa.