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
Nominations will be accepted from STUDENTS or FAMILIES only
Four awards will be given out one in each category
- 1 Elementary and 1 Secondary School (individual/group) in the HDSB
- 1 Elementary and 1 Secondary School (individual/group) in the HCDSB
Nomination deadline is May 1, 2018.
Winners will be announced by May 30th, 2018. Awards will be presented in June 2018.
Based on current school year (Sept. 2017 – May 2018) Halton District Schools only
For more information call 905 875 3575 Ext. 2232
Nominations for the 2017/2018 school year are now open.
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
Halton Catholic District School Board – Elementary/Secondary Winners
- 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
CONGRATULATIONS to our 2015/2016 Community Champion winner:
- Bruce Trail Public School in Milton