Providing Additional Opportunities .
We have been provided the privilege of administering bursaries and awards on behalf of families and individuals. They include:
- Carol Hill Bursary for Science and Mathematics – Carol Hill has been a dedicated Elementary Educator and Principal at the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board for 28 years. She began her teaching career as an Intermediate Science teacher with the Carleton Board of Education and held a variety of teaching positions before her promotion to Vice-Principal in the newly amalgamated Ottawa-Carleton District School Board where she became a Principal with exemplary leadership of elementary schools. Carol is a champion of Science and Mathematics education and believes passionately that active engagement with the concepts in these areas is the key to sparking the imagination and curiousity of students. It has always been Carol’s wish to support experiential learning opportunities in order to develop a strong foundation in Science and Mathematics and to encourage students to discover, investigate, experiment and explore. Her passion for kinesthetic learning and belief that all students benefit from cultivating their natural curiosity has been steadfast throughout her career in education. The Carol Hill Bursary is designed to support the Science and Mathematics curriculum by providing students, specifically in OCDSB elementary schools with limited capability to provide enhanced learning experiences, the opportunity for hands on, experiential programming.Schools designated as R.A.I.S.E (Resource Allocated Index Based on SocioEconomics) or equivalent are eligible to apply on an annual basis the year before the program is to occur.
- Marjorie Loughrey Artists in the School Award – Designed to enhance the Ontario Arts Curriculum in Dance, Drama, Music, and/or Visual Arts. The grant provides students the opportunity for active involvement with an artist from any of the above arts disciplines. Projects should focus on the practice of the art chosen, not on integration of the arts into other subject areas (for more information see Grant Selection Considerations). Each grant allows students to work directly with an artist for five days; the schedule may be timetabled for the school’s needs. All OCDSB Elementary schools are eligible to apply.
- Cathy Nevins Award for Music – One of Cathy’s greatest passions was music and the positive effect it had on children. These annual Awards continue to celebrate her commitment and dedication. Cathy served as a teacher, Principal and Superintendent with the OCDSB. Ten awards each year are provided to schools to enhance their music programs through the purchase of instruments and sheet music focusing on schools in the OCDSB with the greatest financial needs. All OCDSB Elementary schools are eligible to apply.
- Carol Rosenthall Award – Created to honour Carol Rosenthall for her 30 years of leadership, mentoring and volunteering with students at the high school level at Glebe Collegiate, Ridgemont and Hillcrest. She has used her experiences as a provincial and national level competitor to teach, coach, and mentor students, at high school and university, and at all abilities and levels. Carol’s contribution to special needs students and athletes in general is immeasurable. The Carol Rosenthall Award will be presented annually to the candidate from Glebe Collegiate Institute who best represents Carol’s interest in social, mental and physical well-being. All Grade 12 students at Glebe Collegiate Institute who are pursuing a post-secondary education at either the University or College level in any of the fields of health science, including teaching, coaching, paramedics, nursing, recreology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, nutrition, and kinesiology are eligible for this Award.
- Suddy and Barbara Ashfield Award – The Ashfield’s established an award for a Well-Rounded student in need of financial support who is graduating in June and attending college or university immediately in the following fall. A well-rounded student in need of financial support is a student who is continuing their education at a college or university; has achieved academic success; and, has volunteered and/or given to their community. There is no restriction on area of study or location of school the student is attending.
- Tony Adamo Music Award – A lover of everything music, Tony passed away suddenly at the age of 21 in the prime of his life. During his lifetime Tony was always drawn to music either through dance or musical instruments. His true love was playing the guitar and the music he could create with it. Tony was on a path to pursue a career that included music in order to live his passion. To honour the memory of Tony who loved life and music, the Tony Adamo Fund for Music was established in 2011 by his family. Each year his family awards a guitar, case and accessories to a deserving student in Tony’s honour. This guitar will be given to the student to keep and further pursue their own love of music.
Contributions to an Award
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