Call for Nominations - DCDSB's Distinguished Catholic Alumni Award 2020

Posted on Monday January 13, 2020

The Distinguished Catholic Alumni Awardrecognizes former students of the Durham Catholic District School Board who have achieved significant success in their chosen pathway. Through their pursuit of personal excellence, they have made a positive contribution to their communities and represent the image of the Catholic learner as outlined in the Ontario Catholic School Graduate Expectations.

Winners of the Distinguished Catholic Alumni Award 2020will be recognized at the annual Durham Catholic Children’s Foundation Gala, to be held on Thursday, April 30, 2020 at the Ajax Convention Centre.  The award may be presented posthumously through a family member, if possible.

To be eligible for this award, the nominee must meet the following criteria:

  • The nominee is a former student of the Durham Catholic District School Board
  • The nominee has distinguished herself/himself through service or accomplishments or career
  • The nominee reflects the characteristics of the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations:
    • A Discerning Believer Formed in the Catholic Faith Community
    • An Effective Communicator
    • A Reflective and Creative Thinker
    • A Life Long Learner
    • A Collaborative Contributor
    • A Caring Family Member
    • A Responsible Citizen.

Recipients of the Distinguished Catholic Alumni Awardwill be recommended to the Senior Administrative Council of the Durham Catholic District School Board, chaired by the Director of Education, for consideration. Nominations are due February 28, 2020 for consideration for the 2020 award ceremony. 

To submit a nominee for consideration, please complete the online nomination form (on or before February 28, 2020) available at


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