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Congratulations to our 2020-2021 Everyday Heroes

For Immediate Release
April 20, 2021

GUELPH, Ontario – Over the past year, many Upper Grand District School Board staff, students, community members and volunteers continued to go above and beyond to support our schools and communities.

The UGDSB is pleased to announce our 2020-2021 Everyday Heroes.

The Everyday Hero Awards Selection Committee chose 13 finalists from a large group of deserving nominees. This year’s Everyday Hero Awards recipients include dedicated school and board staff, a bus driver, student groups and volunteers.

The winners are:

The criteria for the annual awards are: performance at a high level at all times, a significant school or system-related achievement, a specific innovation or achievement of significant value or importance to the system, or a unique circumstance worthy of recognition by the board.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this year we will be honouring our recipients through a virtual ceremony. The ceremony will premiere Monday May 10, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. Anyone can access the ceremony by visiting:

Congratulations to all of the winners, nominees and those who nominated them.

About the Upper Grand District School Board

The Upper Grand District School Board serves more than 35,000 students through 65 elementary schools and 11 secondary schools in the City of Guelph, County of Wellington and County of Dufferin. The UGDSB covers the ancestral and traditional territories of the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Six Nations of the Grand River, and Saugeen Ojibway Nation Territories. Student success is the goal of over 4,000 dedicated teaching and support staff who are aided by the contributions of caring volunteers and community partners.

Learn, Lead, Inspire…Together


Media contact:
Heather Loney, Communications and Community Engagement Officer
Upper Grand District School Board
519-822-4420 ext.725
[email protected]

Megan Sicoli, Administrative Officer, Communications
Upper Grand District School Board
519-822-4420 ext.764
[email protected]

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