Two UGDSB students were among the eight provincial winners in the Student Achievement Awards 2014 sponsored by Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation (OSSTF). The awards, which carry a cash prize of $1,000, were presented at the OSSTF annual general meeting on March 8, 2014.
Conor James A. from Centre Dufferin DHS won the prose and poetry prize in the Intermediate, 9-10 Applied/Essential category for his short story "Light Bulb" on the topic of mental illness. Phoebe T. from John F. Ross CVI took the top honours in Visual Arts, Senior, 9-12 with her self-portrait "Can't Be Constained". The award winners were recognized in the February 2014 edition (PDF) of the OSSTF monthly newsletter.