Olaranke Olusegun, from Father Henry Carr and Shane Angelo Avila, from Neil McNeil, received the Tom Leon Bursaries this year from Connie Leon, widow of Tom Leon and Nancy Murdocca, President of The Angel Foundation for Learning. Each bursary in the amount of $5000 are awarded to two graduating students – one female and one male who require financial assistance in order to pursue post-secondary and have demonstrated academic achievements and have made contributions to the school and/or community that reflect Catholic values. More information on the Tom Leon Bursary and others can be found here.
Empowering TCDSB students to focus on their education
Students face assorted challenges that affect their ability to achieve their best. Through the support of donors, sponsors and volunteers, The Angel Foundation for Learning is able to support, inspire, and nurture TCDSB students through our Four Wings of Support.
Holy Angels Catholic School receives the AFL Literacy Award for Exceptional Students from Executive Director, John Yan. The award in the amount of $500 is granted annually to an elementary school in order to enhance and expand literacy materials for children with special needs. More information on this and other awards are available here.
Principal Neil McGrath, Teacher Librarian Emily Moretti and students accept the award and are holding up books already purchased with some of the money.
Library Technician Mike Tamburro, Principal Carol Ann LeMoine and students of St. Iasaac Jogues, accept The Angel Foundation for Learning Library Award in honour of Kathy Harding from Executive Director, John Yan. The $500 grant is awarded to help purchase books for an elementary school library in the TCDSB. More information on Kathy Harding and The Angel Foundation for Learning’s awards can be found here.
Pat and Stephan shared with students at Stella Maris Elementary School the work of AFL before being presented with a cheque for $564 raised from popcorn sales and a civvies day. The finale was a young lady leading everyone in a cheer for The AFL! Thank you Stella Maris!