Local talents competing for the Young and Free Ontario Spokesperson
Wednesday May 11th, 2011
Posted at 3:15pm
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Windsorites, we need your votes!
Seven local dedicated young men and women are competing to be the next voice for The Young & Free Ontario Spokesperson.
Yolanda Brown is a 22-year-old from Cottam, young graduate of Journalism-Broadcast and Public Relations and currently a volunteer with the AIDS Committee of Windsor who wants to dedicate her life to finding solutions for her generation.
Chynna Resendes, 20-year-old from Amherstburg, University of Windsor student and former Student Trustee with the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board who believes that “Work hard, save hard, and the pay off in the end will be worth it”.
Chelsea McCloy , a 22-year-old from Windsor graduate of the St. Clair College advertising program believes that “nothing says freedom like being able to express exactly who you are without restricting yourself”
Dillon Erwin is a 19-year-old from Kingsville, high school graduate who will be going into film production in September and who says “Maybe one day schools will have a financial basics class, but until that time it is up to the power of social media and the spokesperson to teach todays teens and young adults about financial responsibility!
Matt Hicks is a 19-year-old from Windsor who is currently working on video making full-time while attending college to be an Education Assistant and whose belief is stated in two words: “Be awesome”
Nigel Davis is a 20-year-old from LaSalle, writer, musician, artist who is currently studying advertising at St. Clair College.
Kaylie Dame , a 22-year-old from Kingsville, third year University of Windsor Communications, Media & Film major who loves meeting new people.
The chosen applicant will attend events, produce audio and video podcasts and post daily blog entries and weekly video diary entries. Throughout the year, there will be numerous travel and speaking commitments. The Young & Free Ontario Spokesperson represents the voice of Southwestern Ontario’s 25-and-under crowd speaking on behalf of United Communities Credit Union and Libro Financial Group, being aware of what’s happening in the lives of people 25 and under and being able relate to them, and is there to capture the essence of what this group is talking about.