Celebrating Academic Achievements at STA

This past week, STA had its annual internal awards ceremony which celebrated the academic achievements of our fellow Raiders.

The morning started off with some lovely piano playing, followed by the presentation of awards and certificates, then refreshments in the library.

The ceremony was filled with fun and many congratulations from the proud parents and fellow students.

Here is a list of some of the winners and recipients of the awards:

  • St. Thomas Aquinas Student of the Year: Sierra Vaillancourt
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Spirit of Inclusion Award: Aryana Zarandi
  • Grade 9 Academic Excellence: Shanessa Furtado
  • Grade 10 Academic Excellence: Jessie Peng
  • Grade 10 Academic Excellence: Layla Vulgan
  • Grade 11 Academic Excellence: Sierra Vaillancourt
  • School Council Award Grade 9: Mia Faraj
  • School Council Award Grade 10: Jacob Perdue
  • School Council Award Grade 11: Michelle Rubach Flores
  • OECTA Award: Sierra Vaillancourt
  • Father Fogarty Catholic Student Award: Malika Bhambra
  • Father J Fergus Duffy Award: Julie Gouldby
  • Bishop Paul Francis Reding Award: Samantha Cox
  • Reverend Blake Ryan Award: Elizabeth Mendez

Also, a big shoutout to those who won additional academic awards, and for those who made the honour roll. Keep working hard!

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