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Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Awards Nominations

The Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Awards are intended to recognize First Nations, Métis and Inuit students who model strength and commitment in the pursuit of their personal education path and embrace their own gifts, strengths and potential while celebrating the ways of their people.

Further, the Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Awards provides the opportunity to celebrate the unique qualities of students who inspire their peers, teachers, education leaders and community members while respecting the agency of other students to do the same in their own ways.

This important award has been inspired by the Alberta School Boards Association’s Indigenous Advisory Circle whose leadership, advice and guidance has been invaluable in creating this exciting program.

Award Parameters

Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Awards will be presented annually to students selected by the Awards Committee. The Committee will consider First Nations, Métis or Inuit student nominees who attend a school in Alberta, either operated by an ASBA member school board or a First Nations school, who have been nominated by members of their education community based on their exemplary leadership, honour, courage and commitment to their own education path.

Awards are available for the following student categories for our region:

  • K-3

  • Grade 4-6

  • Grade 7-9

  • Grade 10-12

Nominate a Student!

Students may be nominated by other students, teachers, principals, superintendents, education directors, trustees, school staff or a member of the education community.  Nominations must be received by 4:30 p.m. on March 23, 2018.

A nomination package with further information is available at your school, or using the following link: http://www.asba.ab.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/2018-Honouring-Spirit-Indigenous-Student-Awards-fillable.pdf

Nomination packages may be submitted by E-mail to Charlene Bearhead at cbearhead@asba.ab.ca or by regular mail to:

ASBA
c/o Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Awards
1200, 9925 – 109 Street NW
Edmonton, AB T5K 2J8

Images and information from: http://www.asba.ab.ca/about-asba/forms/honouring-spirit-indigenous-student-awards/

 
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