Come enjoy the evening and meet this year’s candidates, Kelcey Hiltz and Kendra Whitehead.
Kelcey Hiltz, the 18 year-old daughter of Daren and Shelley Hiltz of Glenmont, Canning has lived in the Canning community all of her life. She attended Glooscap Elementary school and went to Northeast Kings Education Centre, where she has completed her high school education, January 2016.She will be receiving her graduation diploma, achieving honors in June 2016. She will be attending a University of choice to study Bachelor of Science in Nursing, to pursue her career as a Registered Nurse in the Valley. Kelcey currently is employed as a waitress at Kings Riverside Court in Kentville, also employed with Hon. Dr. Catherine Frazee of Canning as a personal support worker.
Volunteering and helping people is very important to her whether the need is in the community or in other areas. She has always been involved in community recreation and activities. She completed Junior Volunteer hours at the Valley Regional Hospital, she assists the Children’s Wish-West Chapter and Kentville Lions Club whenever needed. She is involved in TOPS and was a Bone Marrow Donor in 2014. Kelcey enjoys her time spent at the Canning Volunteer Fire Department as a Junior Member. She loves animals, the outdoors, riding her motorcycle, playing guitar, going to the gym and spending quality time with family and friends.
Kendra Whitehead, is the 18-year-old daughter of Candace and Brad Dykens. Kendra and her family reside on Chapel Road in their family home where they have lived for 5 years, along with her grandparents Wayne and Marlene Dykens who have lived in the house for 25+ years. She spent her first semester at Acadia University studying a Bachelor of Science majoring in Biology, after which she decided her true passion lies in the field of Nursing, which she plans to transfer into this fall at Saint Francis Xavier University. Kendra graduated from Northeast Kings Education Centre in 2015, where she was a member of Students Council, Chairwoman of Prom Committee, a member of Grad Committee and a member of the Cheerleading team.
Kendra enjoys travelling, baking, scrapbooking and a variety of sports. During her time at Acadia University Kendra volunteered as an Instructor with the S.M.I.L.E. Program, she has also volunteered for many years with Relay for Life but it was her volunteer time at the Hants Community Hospital that inspired her to join the medical field through nursing. Kendra is very excited and proud to be one of the possible candidates to represent Canning.
See you at the Lions Hall, Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 7 PM. Doors open at 6:30.