Awards

Get your nominations in for Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Awards by February 1

The Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Awards are intended to recognize First Nations, Métis and Inuit students who model strength and commitment in the pursuit of their personal education path and embrace their own gifts, strengths and potential while celebrating the ways of their people.

These awards provide the opportunity to celebrate the unique qualities of students who inspire their peers, teachers, education leaders and community members while respecting the agency of other students to do the same in their own ways.

The deadline to apply is February 1, 2019

Award sponsors

This award is sponsored by the Alberta School Boards Association (ASBA) in collaboration with the College of Alberta School Superintendents (CASS), Alberta School Councils’ Association (ASCA), Alberta Teachers’ Association (ATA) and funded this year through funds raised by ASBA and CASS.

Award parameters

Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Awards will be presented annually to students selected by the Awards Committee. The Committee will consider First Nations, Métis or Inuit student nominees who attend a school in Alberta, either operated by an ASBA member school board or a First Nations school, who have been nominated by members of their education community based on their exemplary leadership, honour, courage and commitment to their own education path.

Eligibility

Nominees will be First Nations, Métis or Inuit students enrolled in and regularly attending a school that is operated by an ASBA member school board or First Nation Education Authority.

Selections

Selections will be made and honourees notified and announced by March 29, 2019. Selected recipients of the Honouring Spirit: Indigenous Student Awards will be honoured at a special ceremony held at Government House, 12845 102 Ave in Edmonton; and hosted by the Honourable Lois E. Mitchel, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta.

Nominate an exceptional student now! Click the link below for the more information and the nomination form.

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