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MONTREAL, APRIL 22, 2016 – For the second consecutive year, students from the English Montreal School Board trekked across Montreal on a Spirit Quest, allowing them to further develop their connection to the earth and their own spirit.

Throughout the day, students visited civic, historic, spiritual and community organization sites, obtaining personal experience in developing positive virtues and character traits allowing them to strengthening the bonds of school-community relations in addition to their connection to their inner and outer surroundings.

“One of the goals of the Spiritual and Community Animation service is to facilitate and encourage students to put into action their best self, and express their own positive virtues and character traits,” said Frank Lofeodo, Education Consultant for Guidance and Spiritual Community Animation. “The Spirit Quest represents a journey to deeper self-understanding.”

Students from John F. Kennedy High School in St. Michel, Laurier Macdonald and John Paul I High Schools in St. Leonard, Lester B. Pearson High School in Montreal North, Marymount Academy International and Royal Vale High School in NDG as well as Vincent Massey Collegiate in Rosemount participated in the day-long activity.

Michael J. Cohen
Communications and Marketing Specialist
English Montreal School Board
Tel: (514) 483-7200 ext. 7243
Fax: (514) 483-7213