Graduating Toronto Students’ Walk of Excellence Parade – Friday June 14, 2013

by Darling Nicky


Caribbean Carnival Parade Marshals On The Road  This Friday With Graduating High School students

Students graduating from C. W. Jeffreys, Westview Centennial and Downsview Secondary Schools will be taking a “Walk of Excellence” to York University, and Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Volunteers will be guiding the way

Friday, June 14th 11.00 am – 2.00 pm

June 12, 2013  (Toronto) – The media is invited to witness the first annual Walk of Excellence Parade. The parade brings together students, families, the school community and the wider community to walk, gather and witness a rite of passage as students take a symbolic walk to York University and begin the post-secondary phase of their lives.  The students will walk from the C.W. Jeffreys Collegiate Institute at 340 Sentinel Road (near Keele & Finch) to the Telus Centre, York University.

What:         15 Caribbean Carnival volunteers will act as parade marshals during the Friday parade from C.W Jeffreys High School to the                           Telus Centre, York University.

Why:          Organizers expect over 300 students will be taking part in the assembly, parade and awards reception.

Who:          Students. Parents. Teachers. Poet Laureate George Elliott Clarke. Media Supporters.  Volunteers from the Caribbean Carnival

Best Photo Op      Rain or Shine. The parade will travel north along Sentinel Road from the high school to the university. It is expected to take 40-minutes. Best visuals at Sentinel and Finch Avenue West. Students have been issued photo waivers.

When:        10 a.m.   Assembly at C.W Jeffreys School

                        11 a.m.  Expected start of parade along Sentinel Rd to York University

                        Noon – 12:30 p.m .  Presentation in Telus Centre.

Reception follows


Parade Contact:   Community Organizer Itah Sadu 647 – 521 7874

For more information: Stephen Weir  Festival Publicist. Phone 416-489-5868 Cell: 416-801-3101