SUKHPREET (SAM) DEVGUN: Sukpreet (Sam) is a 17 year old student at L.A. Matheson Secondary. Sam had a difficult childhood shuffled back and forth to live with various relatives in Canda, India and the US.  He finally found roots at L.A. Matheson.  Not wanting to go home, he became involved in yearbook, the school spirit squad and the school store.  He became involved with the TECH crew helping to maintain the technology throughout the school. With the yearbook he developed photography, design and writing skills. The yearbook team seemed like family and home.  He now mentors younger staff on the yearbook team. He is also manager of the school store.

Sam chose BC Children’s Hospital Foundation as his designated charity.


2017 Overcoming Adversity award was sponsored by the Rotary Club of White Rock-Peninsula and Sources Foundation.