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.
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 talked to students at the Circling Our Angels Of Hope Student Leadership Training Day hosted by the Catholic Student Leadership Department over two days. Students from Holy Angels, St. Conrad, St. Malachy, St. Margaret, St. Pius X, St. Andre, Regina Mundi and St. Paul IV learned the various ways The Angel Foundation is at work in their schools and how they can be supporters of their peers through sharing and promoting the work of the AFL.
Students at St. Paul VI were treated to a special visual Easter snack by Michelle Dias, Student Nutrition Program Volunteer Co-ordinator. Principal Lilian Lio writes,
“Thank You Ms. Dias for your hard work, love and care for all the students. You are a mother to us all and demonstrate that healthy brains, healthy hearts develop from healthy appetites. Thanks for making the students feel your gentle love, spreading cheer and excitement when they open the Morning Meal Bins. You are awesome and we are so very Blessed to have you part of the St. Paul VI!
Happy Easter. We love you!”