29th Annual Student Awards of Excellence at HCDSB

29th Annual Student Awards of Excellence at HCDSB
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Amanda Bartucci

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Amanda Bartucci is the Communications Officer at Halton Catholic District School Board. She is attended St. Ignatius of Loyola in Oakville, and is a graduate of both Ontario College of Art & Design University and Humber College. She has been in her current position since 2013.

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On Monday, April 24, 2017, the Halton Catholic District School Board held its 29th Annual Student Awards of Excellence Ceremony.

“It is our priority to provide our students with the tools for realizing their academic potential, while instilling in them a life-long commitment to our faith, and to our community. To our student recipients – thank you for your generosity of spirit,” stated Paula Dawson, HCDSB Director of Education. ​​​​​​​​​​​

This year, the celebration took place at Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary School in Milton, honouring recipients of both the Student Awards of Excellence and the Spirit of Inclusion Awards. View a full list of 2017 student award recipients here.
Here is the list of Oakville recipients:

Oakville Schools:

Holy Trinity Secondary Family of Schools
Holy Trinity Secondary School: Kate Ingman
Holy Family School: Emiliana Arrieche d’Empaire
Our Lady of Peace School: Wil Yamka
St. Andrew School: Bridget Williams
St. John School: Jamie McGladrey
St. Marguerite d’Youville Schoo:l Katie Hartman
St. Michael School: Giovanna Gerada

St. Ignatius of Loyola Secondary Family of Schools
St. Ignatius of Loyola Secondary School: Joshua Medeiros
Mother Teresa School: Stephane Illes
St. Bernadette School: Rebecca Rankin
St. Gregory the Great School: Dylan Correia
St. Joan of Arc School: Caroline Muileboom
St. John Paul II School: Lauren Luyks
St. Mary School: Tomas Delisimunovic
St. Matthew School: Nicole Hotchkiss

St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary Family of Schools
St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary School: Mikaela Gray
St. Dominic School: Karl Sader
St. James School: James Kirkwood
St. Joseph School: Faith Nevado
St. Luke School: Alesandra Ishak
St. Vincent School: Gabrielle Diez

Thomas Merton Centre for Continuing Education
Thomas Merton Centre: Shannon McDermott

The Very Reverend John Van Hees, Dean of Halton and Pastor from Mary Mother of God Parish, with the Very Reverend Con O’Mahony, Vicar of Education and Pastor from St. Andrew Parish presided at the Celebration of the Eucharist.

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 one elementary student and one secondary student who has demonstrated a commitment to school activities and to their community, making their peers feel valued and respected.

The 29th Annual Student Awards of Excellence Ceremony will air on TVCOGECO, beginning April 28, 2017.




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