2022-2023 Student Recognition Awards

2022-2023 Student Recognition Awards
Posted on 06/23/2023
Each year, the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board Student Recognition Awards celebrate excellence in student leadership. Students are chosen by their principals and vice-principals for their demonstration of initiative, supported by the will to succeed, the dedication to finish what they started, and the commitment to achieve their personal best.

Congratulations to this year’s winner from Ridgemont High School, Mawadda Y.!

Mawadda Y. is an outstanding student at Ridgemont High School who has demonstrated a remarkable commitment to academic excellence and an unwavering dedication to personal growth. Mawadda’s thirst for knowledge is obvious in everything she does; she possesses an insatiable curiosity that drives her to succeed with an impressive level of depth and understanding. Beyond her academic achievements, Mawada possesses remarkable leadership skills, leading by example as leader of the Muslim Students Association, within extracurricular activities, in community service, in school clubs, and more. Her empathetic nature fosters a supportive environment for all, enabling her classmates to thrive and reach their full potential. Not only is Mawadda intellectually gifted, she also possesses a strong moral compass and consistently demonstrates integrity, honesty, and respect. Her humility and willingness to listen and learn from others are qualities that set her apart! Mawadda has made significant contributions to the school community and her passion and dedication to her education has inspired her peers and teachers alike. The Ridgemont school community is confident that her future endeavours will be marked by continued success and her ability to make a significant difference in the world.

Learn more about this year's award recipients on the OCDSB website.
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