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Recognition of Service

Nominations for Recognition of Service are accepted annually in the spring to recognize the Employee of the Year, Bus Driver of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, and Community Partner of the Year. 

The awards are a way to celebrate the exceptional and outstanding contributions that staff members, bus drivers, volunteers, and community partners make to the school community.

Nominations for the 2018-2019 school year are being accepted until May 17, 2019. The selection committee will review all nominations and determine the award recipients. Successful candidates will be recognized at the June regular Board meeting. 

Nomination form - fillable (docx)
Nomination form - printable (PDF)

See eligibility requirements below.

SUBMIT COMPLETED NOMINATION FORMS TO: SELECTION COMMITTEE
by 4:00 p.m., May 17, 2019
Education Centre, 522 Second St. E., Fort Frances, ON
Fax: 274-5078
email: sandra.ward@mail.rrdsb.com

Employee of the Year

The Employee of the Year award is for an individual or individuals who:

  • contributes to a school culture of inclusion, community and respect

  • makes an exceptional contribution to the school community

  • shows an outstanding commitment to supporting schools and/or students

  • has a positive, helpful and caring attitude

  • develops and maintains high levels of enthusiasm, motivation and commitment that enhances learning and the working environments

  • has been a positive force for change and has improved the school community.

This award would be open to members of all employee groups, with nominations being brought forward by peers and/or supervisors.  Persons nominating themselves, their spouses or family members are not eligible for this award. 

Bus Driver of the Year

The Rainy River District School Board Bus Driver Award is a way to celebrate school bus drivers who have excelled in safety, reliability and customer relations. In many cases, on a daily basis, the bus drivers are the first and last school district contact with students. Their challenging profession requires them to maintain the safety and control of students while safely navigating the bus in many types of road conditions and weather.

In order to be eligible for this award, the driver must transport students of the Rainy River District School Board and must drive a school bus on a daily basis.

Volunteer of the Year

The Rainy River District School Board Volunteer Award is a way to celebrate the important contributions of volunteers toward student success in Board schools. This contribution of time and talent by special community volunteers provides additional attention for our students and strengthens our partnership with the surrounding community.

This award is open to individuals, volunteer organizations, and coaches whose volunteer activities benefit students in Board schools in a substantial, important or unique way. Board employees; persons nominating themselves, their spouses or family members; and those who received compensation for services provided are not eligible for this award.

Community Partner of the Year

The Rainy River District School Board Community Partner Award is a way to celebrate the important contributions of Community Partners toward student success in Board schools. This contribution of time and talent by Community Partners provides additional attention for our students and strengthens our partnership with the surrounding community.

This award is open to Community Partners whose activities benefit students in Board schools in a substantial, important or unique way. Board employees and persons nominating themselves, their spouses or family members are not eligible for this award.

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