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TCDSB Awards Night
 
Chaminade College School students were recognized at the annual TCDSB Award Night on May 4th, 2011.
 
Robert B. received a Student Achievement Award for winning the gold medal at OFSAA Swimming for the 200m Freestyle and the 100m Backstroke. Robert set a new record in the Backstroke with a time of 56.25.  He won four gold medals at the TDCAA Swim Championships and is now qualified to compete in the Senior Canadian Nationals.
 
Lorenzo C. received a Student Achievement Award for being selected together with 39 other youth from across Ontario to participate in the Youth Assembly on Problem Gambling and Co-addictions.  Lorenzo assumed a leadership role, formulating recommendations to the government regarding issues related to gambling and co-addictions among Aboriginal groups.  The collective ideas and recommendations were published in the document, "Report 2010: Youth Assembly on Problem Gambling and Co-Addictions". Lorenzo was also a leader in the school's "Stop the Stigma" campaign as a member of the Mood Disorders Association of Ontario Youth Committee, responsible for designing training for "Stop the Stigma" in TCDSB schools. Lorenzo was recently awarded the 2011 Ontario Medal for Young Volunteers, presented by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario.
 
David C. received a Student Achievement Award for being selected from a group of over 100 applicants across Ontario to participate in a five-month project working with Professor John Duncan, University of Toronto, as a research assistant.  The project examines the U.S., NATO's and specifically Canada's role in the Afghanistan intervention.  David is researching Canada's social and political involvement in the mission. David was also a member of the Mood Disorders Association of Ontario Youth Committee responsible for designing training for "Stop the Stigma" in TCDSB Schools. 
 
Andrew S. received a Student Achievement Award for being selected to be a guest speaker for the Hospital for Sick Children's Annual Cochlear Implant Program.  He was approached by Dr. Blake Papsin, Head of Cochlear Implant at the hospital, to address other Ontario students who are dealing with or contemplating the surgery.
 
Tevaun S. and Marcus G. received a Student Achievement Award as they were selected to play in the Team World vs Team USA Football Classic in Austin, Texas in February.  Team World was comprised of football players from around the world.  Tevaun and Marcus were named as starters for the offence and defence respectively and impressive in their performances.  Tevaun was selected to participate in The National Underclassmen Combine (NUC), All-World Gridiron Classic.  It consists of two teams featuring players from the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Europe.