Emily Simon finalist for $100K award

Last year’s Junior Citizen of the Year hasn’t decided to settle for that title.

John Paul II Collegiate student Emily Simon is participating in national selections in Toronto on Feb. 1 and 2 as part of the Loran Awards.

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The top prize for the Loran Award is valued at $100,000 over four years of undergraduate studies in Canada. The Loran Scholars Foundation grants 34 Loran Awards.

Simon is among top 88 of 5,089 candidates, and is eligible to receive a $5,000 finalist award.

JPII nominated Simon and has already gone through a day of regional interviews.

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