The Class of 2023 : Alexa Bicol – the girl who is going places

Updated: July 14, 2023, 9 AM.

More graduates to celebrate!

Alexa Bicol

A Gr. 8 student at Burnaby’s St. Thomas More Collegiate (STMC) is making a name for herself and her school. As a member of the school’s Model United Nation Club, she was selected to attend the three-day conference – Canada International Model United Nation attended by over 1,000 students from all over the world. The conference was held at Vancouver’s  Sheraton Wall Centre. At this conference, Alexa was assigned to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime representing Thailand.

National Student Leadership Program

She was also admitted  to the Illuminate Leadership Academy, a very competitive 8-week program for the brightest students who have shown leadership potential, according to admission letter.

She is going to Gr. 9 this September and is on the volleyball team. She and her partner recently won the First Place in the Okanagan Sands Series.

According to her mom, Myla, she enjoys reading, hanging out with families and friends. “She’s an amazing and very creative cook. Lastly what makes us proud is that her strong faith that serves as her guiding force in everything she does.”

Myla just completed her term as President of Rotary Club of Burnaby Metrotown.

Her dad Albert,  is the Principal and Owner of the Burnaby, B.C.-based AB Consulting, a firm providing traditional MEP design services and specializing in highly sustainable design, NZE and Energy/Building Modeling.

Alexa with parents Albert and Myla Bicol. (Facebook photo)

Kyle Valdez finishes Grade School with Honours and receives French Award

Proud mother Rechie Valdez, shares honours with son Kyle. Rechie is the Member of Parliament for Mississauga-Streetsville in Ontario, the first and only Filipina-Canadian member of Parliament. (Photo provided)

Nolan Adolfo wins academic and leadership award

Nolan proudly shows off award plaque. (Facebook photo)
Norah Sendall Award (Photo; Facebook)

Nolan is the son of Pam and Matt Adolfo who owns Vancouver’s Bao Down Restaurant.


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