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HCDSB Announces the Student Award 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, due to COVID-19 precautions in place, we are recognizing and congratulating our student recipients virtually!

Congratulations to Natalie Campbell who won the Student Award of Excellence & Keshini Bulloram who won the Spirit of Inclusion Award for the Thomas Merton Centre of Continuing Education!

About Natalie

Natalie has achieved great academic success in a variety of subject areas while attending Thomas Merton as she prepares for a university pathway. Her ability to overcome a challenging journey has earned her the respect of the Thomas Merton staff and students. 

About Keshini

Keshini is friendly to all, is always welcoming to staff and students and a joy to have in the Alternative Education program.  Keshini has faced many challenges and has worked through these challenges while always managing to continue with a positive attitude.  She is a dedicated student that happily participates in many after school activities such as: Girls Night In, French Club, Numeracy Club and Book Club.  Keshini engages with all students and activities in a positive way.  Her positive attitude and dedication are a few reasons why Keshini has made such huge growth. Keshini has goals to one day work with children. 

About the Awards

  • 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.

To see a full list of award recipients, please visit our Board website.

Junior Communications Officer, TemporaryHCDSB Announces the Student Award of Excellence Recipients!