Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation
District 16 York Region

Student Achievement Awards 2020

"One Strong Woman" 

OSSTF/FEESO invites secondary student writers and artists to submit creative work exploring 2020’s Student Achievement Awards theme: One Strong Woman

Entry Procedures

Students—submit an entry, as well as the appropriate entry form, to your sponsoring teachers in one of the divisions and categories listed.
Sponsoring teachers—select one entry per category and submit it to your school Excellence In Education Representative or Branch President.

Excellence In Education Representative or Branch President from each school —select one entry per category to submit to the District 16 office no later than November 15, 2019.

District 16 Excellence in Education Committee will select a local District winner in each category and forward the winning entries to the OSSTF/FEESO Provincial Office no later than December 5, 2019.

Once submitted to the Provincial Office, District winners will be judged at a regional level and then Provincial level.

Each of the nine provincial winners will receive a cash award of $1000 and will be brought to Toronto in March 2020 to be honoured at the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation annual general meeting (AMPA).

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District 16 Winners for Student Achievement Awards 2019/2020

Category A

Prose and Poetry - Grade 9-10 - Haavia Rajakumar "Discrimination is my motivation" - Bill Crothers S.S. - Teacher Sponsor - Kim Wark

Prose and Poetry - Grade 11-12 (University)- Caitlin Chu "When my grandmother came to Canada" - Richmond Hill H.S. - Teacher Sponsor -
Sebastian Cimetta 

Prose and Poetry - Grade 11-12 (College/Workplace) - Julie Mak "The Golden Goose" Stephen Lewis S.S - Teacher Sponsor - Shane Beckman

Prose and Poetry - Grade 11-12 (French) - Yoonseo Lee - Thornlea S.S. - Teacher Sponsor - Viviane Estafanos

Category B

Visual - Grade 9-10 - Lakshmi Ramanathan - Bill Hogarth S.S. - Teacher Sponsor - Nathan Shrubsole

Visual - Grade 11-12 - Joy Zhen - Langstaff S.S. - Teacher Sponsor - Caterian Schiavone

Media - Grade 9-12- (French/English) - Destiny Chan - Thornlea S.S. - Teacher Sponsor - Domenico Capilongo 

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Contact Information

Vanessa Stoby

Communication/Political Action & Excellence in Education Chair

Business: 905-836-5954 Extension 105

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