HCDSB Announces the 2022 Student Awards of Excellence Recipients!

Each year, the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) celebrates exceptional students across our school district at the Annual Student Awards of Excellence Ceremony.

This year, we are recognizing and congratulating our student recipients at our virtual awards ceremony taking place on Monday, April 4th, 2022 at 7:00 PM.

Congratulations to Rachel Philipose who won the Student Award of Excellence for our school, and congratulations to Mitchell Newton who won the secondary school SEAC Spirit of Inclusion Award!

About Rachel

Rachel has embodied the characteristics of a Catholic student leader both in our school and greater community. She has immersed herself in many school and community based projects which symbolize her commitment to our Catholic Graduate Expectations. 

About Mitchell

Mitchell personifies inclusion in the community and appreciates relationships with classmates and staff. He demonstrates empathy and concern of others. Mitchell consistently demonstrates Christ-like love of classmates and personifies inclusion on a daily basis.  He has a genuine interest in acknowledging, greeting, and celebrating the gifts and talents of school staff, peers, and teammates within our community.  Mitchell inquires about classmates’ well-being and overall happiness while promoting the health and safety of others during the challenges faced by the COVID-19 pandemic. Mitchell has been an active member of the Best Buddies Club.  This year he is a member of the senior basketball team, attends practices and games demonstrating cooperation and positive teamwork.  He is a committed student who participates and volunteers in our community.  Mitchell’s smile and gentle nature consistently ‘lights up’ every hallway and classroom he enters!  Mitchell Newton is a shining example of inclusion within the HCDSB!   

Virtual Awards Ceremony ~ Monday, April 4 at 7:00 PM

The virtual awards ceremony will be available through the link below on Monday, April 4th at 7:00 PM.

Quick Facts:​

  • ​The Student Awards of Excellence are presented annually to a student from each elementary and secondary school who has demonstrated outstanding qualities in Catholic leadership, family commitment, involvement in school affairs and community activities.
  • The Spirit of Inclusion Award was created by the Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC), and is presented each year to elementary and secondary students who demonstrate a commitment to school activities and to their community, making their peers feel valued and respected.
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