Clélia Boucher, a grade 11 student at Jeunes Sans Frontières French High School, is enrolled in the rigorous pre-university International Baccalaureate programme.
Clélia is the Drum Major of St. Andrews Pipes and Drums, Mississauga, and this past summer attended the Canadian Armed Forces / Royal Canadian Mounted Police Drum Major course. She is one of the first females, and the only teenager to successfully finish the course.
Devoted, imaginative, Clélia is jovial with a curious and open-mind, always exploring new opportunities. She loves to read and write, and participates in martial arts, cycling, swimming.
Clélia’s long list of accomplishments include:
La Grande Traversée” a 2000km cross-Canada school cycling relay, celebrating the importance of a healthy lifestyle.
Girl Guides of Canada: Lady Baden Powell program, Canada Cord; elected at age of 11 to represent Canada at a Jamboree in Hartford, CT.
Active volunteer: Good Neighbour’s Club, Because I’m a Girl, Mississauga Humane Society, TD Tree Planting, Mudhero, Legion, Horse Farms, 5kmFoamfest, BadAss Dash,
Avro Arrow Air Cadets Squadron 845: received the medal of excellence and awards for Best 1st Year Cadet, and the Most Proficient Junior NCO. Currently the 845 band Drum major.
Currently working on Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold Award, completed silver and bronze. The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is an internationally recognised program for young people.
Clélia would some day like to be a fighter pilot, and was recently honoured to meet and discuss her aspirations with fighter pilot and Deputy Commander Continental United States NORAD Region Brigadier general Sylvain Ménard.
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