Achieving by Believing – 2018
The Upper Grand District School Board believes that recognition of success fosters students’ self-confidence and resilience. The board takes action to encourage the celebration of student success.
In recognition of student achievement, the UGDSB holds an annual celebratory event to recognize the recipients of the Student Success: Achieving by Believing Awards.
The awards are given to students nominated from UGDSB elementary and secondary schools.
Achieving by Believing Awards – 2018
The achievements of several students and staff in the Upper Grand District School board were celebrated on June 5, 2018, at Centre Wellington District High School.
Students from schools across the district were recognized for their resiliency and perseverance in overcoming adversity.
This year, nine elementary students and 20 secondary graduating students received an award. The graduates will receive a scholarship for post-secondary training or education. Nine staff members were also honoured for their work supporting students.
The students, staff, many principals and family members were on hand to see the awards presented and hear the tributes to the recipients.
The recipients of the 2018 Achieving by Believing Awards are:
- Jessica S., Ken Danby PS
- Angel K., Sir Isaac Brock PS
- Shelby H., Arthur PS
- Debora D., Mitchell Woods PS
- Morgan S., Westwood PS
- Christopher M., Waverley Drive PS
- Ian A., Elora PS
- Wesley M., Waverley Drive PS
- Justin D., John Black PS
- Bailey B., John F. Ross CVI
- Erin M., John F. Ross CVI
- Kevin L., Westside SS
- Kye C., Westside SS
- Allison T., Centennial CVI
- Hunter R., Centennial CVI
- Kyle G., Norwell DSS
- Stephanie S., Guelph CVI
- Josee L., Guelph CVI
- Alexandra K., Erin DHS
- Abe B., Norwell DSS
- Tyler W., College Heights SS
- Caitlyn D., College Heights SS
- Cameron T., Centre Wellington DHS
- Benton L., Centre Wellington DHS
- Tanner L., Centre Dufferin DHS
- Morgan C., Wellington Heights SS
- Sydnee S., Wellington Heights SS
- Shaelyn T., Orangeville DSS
- La Tai’ja S., Orangeville DSS
Staff award recipients are:
- Jane Godbold, Centre Dufferin DHS
- Deb Marchment, Ken Danby PS
- Amber Tulloch, Centennial Hylands ES
- Janine Costello, Willow Road PS
- Steve Sherry, Erin DHS
- Gerard Guthro, Guelph CVI
- Andrea Kretz, Centre Wellington DHS
- Kristie Brady, Centennial CVI
- Amanda Spencer, John F. Ross CVI