OSSTF/FEESO - Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation

OSSTF/FEESO - Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation

March 11, 2010 13:13 ET

OSSTF/FEESO Media Advisory: Student Achievement Awards 2010

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 11, 2010) -

Attention: Assignment editor and education reporters

OSSTF/FEESO's Student Achievement Awards honour students from across Ontario for their outstanding abilities and creativity. This year's theme was Suppress Excess.

On Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 11:30 am, OSSTF/FEESO President Ken Coran will present the awards, assisted by the Honourable Leona Dombrowsky, Minister of Education at the OSSTF/FEESO annual meeting held at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen Street West, Grand Ballroom.

The awards were presented for poem or essay submissions in five prose/poetry categories:

  • intermediate grades 9-10 academic;
  • intermediate grades 9-10 applied/essential;
  • senior grades 11-12 university;
  • senior, grades 11-12 college/workplace;
  • French.

And for creative entries there are three categories: 

  • intermediate visual art;
  • senior visual art; and
  • French or English video/audio/animation.

Entries are judged at four successive levels: school, district, regional and provincial. The competition is open to all Ontario public high school students.

The award winners, their teachers and guests will be available for photos and interviews following the presentation.

A media package that contains a booklet reproducing the award winning submissions will be released at the ceremony.

TELEVISION NEWS PRODUCERS PLEASE NOTE:

The Student Achievement Awards ceremony features a professionally produced 15-minute video about the students and their winning submissions. This video will be distributed on request for broadcast approximately one week after the ceremony. Please contact the OSSTF/FEESO provincial office to arrange delivery.

C A T E G O R Y A-1:
INTERMEDIATE, 9-10 ACADEMIC
District Student Teacher School Entry
6A Mitchell Hannusch Lynda Boshcoff Hammarskjold Secondary School, Thunder Bay "Disadvantaged Advantages"
C A T E G O R Y A-2:
INTERMEDIATE, 9-10 APPLIED/ESSENTIAL
District Student Teacher School Entry
22 Julia Forrest Kristen Corcoran E.L. Crossley Secondary School, Fonthill "Earth vs Man"
C A T E G O R Y A-3:
SENIOR, 11-12 UNIVERSITY
District Student Teacher School Entry
26 Tessa Morris Joseph Laxton Rideau District Secondary School, Elgin "For Mankind"
C A T E G O R Y A-4:
SENIOR, 11-12 COLLEGE/ WORKPLACE
District Student Teacher School Entry
25 Ali Zaid Carolyn Turner & Jaana Wissenz Gloucester High School, Gloucester "The Fragile Marble"
C A T E G O R Y A-5:
FRENCH
District Student Teacher School Entry
12 Andrew Wong Mme Silvana Bartlett Northern Secondary School, Toronto "Les Réalisateurs de L'avenir"
         
C a t e g o r y B-1: INTERMEDIATE VISUAL ART
District Student Teacher School Entry
22 Chelsea Chen Magdolene Dykstra A.N. Myer Secondary School, Niagara Falls "Unimportant"
C a t e g o r y B-2: SENIOR VISUAL ART
District Student Teacher School Entry
26 Kaitlin Hamilton Leanne Schachow Rideau District High School, Elgin "Breaking the Bar"
C a t e g o r y B-3: FRENCH OR ENGLISH VIDEO/AUDIO/ANIMATION
District Student Teacher School Entry
5A Michelle  Hope  Arseneault Sue O'Grady Dryden High School, Dryden "Making a Difference by Way of Waste Reduction"
         
         

Contact Information

  • OSSTF/FEESO
    Randy Banderob
    416.751.8300 until Thursday, March 11, 4:30 pm
    Friday, March 12 to Monday, March 15 at 416.528.5637