Do you know of a school that is a Mental Health Community Champion?
Our Community Champion Award celebrates a Halton school that has shown an outstanding commitment to engage, support and collaborate with families whose children/youth are impacted by mental illness. The Community Champion award recognizes the commitment of schools in creating an environment of well being, understanding that creates a positive environment and outcome for a children/youth.
Nominations are sought for schools that have:
- Shown outstanding commitment to engaging, supporting and working with families to ensure the success of the children/youth
- Shown to be of tremendous benefit in the lives of the children/youth and the families by inspiring, motivating, encouraging and positively impacting mental health for the children/youth
- Shown to utilize tools, strategies or programs while working collaboratively with students and families
In 2017, one award will be given out to a school in both the Halton District School Board and Halton Catholic District School Board in both the elementary and secondary category.
Nominations for the 2016/2017 school year are now closed.
CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016/2017 Community Champion winners:
Halton District School Board – Elementary/Secondary Winners
- Captain R. Wilson Public School in Oakville
- Abbey Park High School in Oakville
- Kyle Hume – Teacher at Craig Kielburger Secondary School in Milton
- St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Elementary School in Georgetown
- Tara Herod – Child and Youth Counsellor at St. Mary Catholic Elementary School in Oakville
- Gino Montanari – Principal & Claire Peace – Social Worker & Cindy Cannata – Secretary –at Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary School in Milton
Halton Catholic District School Board – Elementary/Secondary Winners
CONGRATULATIONS to our 2015/2016 Community Champion winner:
- Bruce Trail Public School in Milton