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St. Andrew Wins Provincial Award

Back Row: Marguerite Jackson (CEO, EQAO), Mark Gautheir, Marilyn Onucky-Vervega,
Dr. Brian L. Desbiens (Chair, EQAO)
Front Row: Melody Henry, Dr. Bette M. Stephenson, Carmela Pitman
photo credit - Michal Tomaszewski / Pinpoint National

November 21, 2012 - On November 15, 2012, EQAO presented 27 elementary and secondary school communities in the province of Ontario with the Dr. Bette M. Stephenson Recognition of Achievement. According to the EQAO press release, “They are representative of the many school communities across the province that have made effective use of EQAO data and evidence from other sources to enhance and support student achievement. These schools are at various stages in their journey of learning and continuous improvement. All are notable for their demonstration of leadership, proactive initiatives and sincere effort to help every child succeed. These are schools that have adopted an action plan based on their unique circumstances and are working toward improved student outcomes.”
The Dr. Bette M. Stephenson Recognition of Achievement award is a recognition program established by the EQAO board of Directors in 2009 to pay tribute to Dr. Stephenson’s lifelong commitment and outstanding contributions to both education and public service.

The Sudbury Catholic District School Board is pleased to announce that St. Andrew Catholic Elementary School is one of the recipients of this award for 2012. “As one of the schools profiled in EQAO’s 2011-2012 Provincial School Reports, we wish to honour this school’s community for its efforts, over many years, at improving student achievement and for its use of EQAO results to improve student learning.”

Barry MacDonald, Chair of the Sudbury Catholic District School Board is thrilled with honour bestowed on the school. “On behalf of the board, I congratulate the staff at St. Andrew for their ongoing dedication to their students, and the entire school community. Winning this award is evidence of their hard work and commitment to ensuring the success of all of their students.”

A team from the school, including both the current and former principal - Melody Henry and Carmela Pitman, as well as two teachers - Mark Gautheir and Marilyn Onucky-Vervega, attended the awards recognition event in Toronto.



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