Testimonials from Students
  • I finally got to get so much off my chest

    Thank you so much! If it wasn’t for you coming today I wouldn’t have learned so much about others in my school. And no one would have known the real me. I finally got to get so much off my chest. Stuff that I have been holding in for a very long time. ...

  • It made me think about my life

    Dear Jack, Today we learned many different things about leadership and how to listen. It made me think about my life, the problems, the good things and how to change things. I think this definitely made me realize that if I wanted to, I could make the changes. I have to bring out ...

  • Today you taught me how to help people

    Dear Jack, Today you taught me how to help people & how I should deal with my problems, I thank you for that. You showed me that there are other people who are in the same situation as I am in. I promise to help people no matter what the situation is & ...

  • You have made me learn new thing and make new friends

    Thank you for today. You have made me learn new thing and make new friends. You have shown me that there are other people who feel the way I do. I learned that certain things annoy people when they talk to me and that somethings seem to annoy me too. I have noticed ...

  • You/this workshop showed me that I have to be thankful

    Dear Jack, Thank you very much for giving up your time to help try and better people lives. I know you helped me because you showed that I am not the only child who has problems. People are going through the same things as me and probably worse. You/this workshop showed me that ...

  • I want to change what goes on at school

    Dear Jack, Thanks for the fun day. You made me realize how easy my life is compared to others during the last part of the day. With what I learned today I want to change what goes on at school. I want people to stop the bullying and the name calling. I want ...

  • I’ve learned some of the most important values of life

    I would just like to tell you how thankful I am that you guys came here today! You both are brilliant guys and have taught me so much over such a short period of time. I think I’ve learned some of the most important values of life today. This program has opened my ...

  • Today you helped me very much

    Dear Jack, Thank you for today. Today you helped me very much. You helped me to let out my bottled up feelings. You made it a fun experience, while we were learning to trust complete strangers. Today you showed me that I’m not alone and that I have an amazing support system, that ...

  • It persuaded me to stop and help prevent bullying

    I really enjoyed your program today. It made me realize that people have really serious problems that I never knew about. It also persuaded me to stop and help prevent bullying in G.L. and wherever I do. Thanks, Jack and Jim. (original message)

    Aaron age 15, grade 10

    Today has been intense and scary. I never felt so vulnerable in my entire life and I have never felt so hurt. It was amazing. At first I was skeptical. What will we do? How will this affect me? What’s the point? Why do only I feel this way? I was afraid of ...

  • Thanks a lot

    Thanks a lot & I hope to see you again one day. My promise is that I will try to help support as many people as I can. Love. (original message)

    Leader’s Quest Program

  • It has helped shaped who I am today

    You guys are two of the most amazing people I have ever had the honour of meeting. You taught me to be myself no matter what everyone says and not to care what people said when I try to stand up for others. And when someone needs to talk I make time, and ...

  • Thank you for this day

    Dear Jack, I thank you for this day. It is very good to see that I’m not the only one going through things like this I promise to try and have a higher self esteem. (original message)

    Leader’s Quest Program

  • This was an amazing day

    Dear Jack, Thank you so much Jack, this was an amazing day, you’re a great person Jack, I’m happy I come to this leadership. I had a lot of fun even though I ended up crying. Hope we can meet again! Thanks again. I like the activity we did at the end. It ...

  • Definitely changing my way

    Definitely changing the way I see and treat others!

    Cheryl age 15, grade 10

  • I truly think we made a difference

    Dear Jack, I would like to thank you for firstly coming to our school and allowing us to have this experience. I would also like to thank you for helping me open up to people about vulnerable moments in my life. I truly think we made a difference in some of these grade ...

  • This whole program really opened my eyes and my heart

    I would really like to thank the two of you for helping a lot of us today get our feelings out and just to be totally honest. I’m very thankful I was invited today because I’ve had some feelings bottled up that just had to be let out. This whole program today really ...

  • It brought us together

    Dear Jack, Thank you so much for today. We met new people, and for us Grade 9’s it brought us together and showed us that at Madonna we aren’t alone. There are people here that are willing to listen to us. Jack, I promise that if I ever see anyone upset and they ...

  • Thank you for teaching us what true leadership is

    Dear Jack, First of all, I want to thank you for your time, for teaching us what true leadership is. My first impression of you was a very serious man but as the time pass, I find you a very interesting and fun person who is willing to help others. What you taught ...

  • This taught me to improve

    Dear Jack, Today was a great experience overall for me because I got to know other students more and learned the qualities of a leader. This taught me to improve my listening skills, and to become a better person. Thank you for taking your time to come to Madonna. (original message)