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Student Awards From Private Donors

Background

The Division encourages and supports the participation of private donors in recognizing student performance and achievement through the provision of awards.

Procedures

  1. The awards shall be considered and defined in terms of:
    1. Purpose and nature
    2. Qualification criteria
    3. Selection process
    4. Presentation procedures
    5. Funding arrangements
    6. Criteria for review
  2. If the award is in the form of cash, the funds shall be held in trust by the Division and be administered by the Secretary-Treasurer.
  3. Private donors shall be acknowledged on a regular basis for their contribution towards the recognition of outstanding student performance.
  4. Division Level Awards
    1. Students from more than one school are eligible for these awards.
      1. The donor shall direct the request to the Superintendent.  Terms and conditions for the awards which are mutually acceptable to the donor and to the Division shall be specified.
      2. The Superintendent shall ensure that the award is administered in accordance with the terms and conditions.
      3. A record of all Division level awards funded by private donors shall be maintained.
  5. School Level Awards
    1. Students from an identified school are eligible for these awards.
      1. The donor shall direct the request to the Principal.  Terms and conditions for the award, which are mutually acceptable to the donor and the school, shall be specified and the award shall be submitted to the Superintendent for approval.
      2. The Principal shall ensure that the award is administered in accordance with the terms and conditions.
      3. The Principal shall submit a record of the award to the Superintendent.  An updated list of private donor awards that are available in the school shall be maintained at the school.

References:

Sections 20, 60, 61, 113 School Act

Board Policy 12 Role of the Superintendent

 

Revised July 2010