Sustainability Leadership Award
The Environmental Subcommittee is overjoyed to introduce the Sustainability Leadership Award!
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Who is eligible to be nominated?
Any current HDSB student or a student group who has/have taken environmental action involving an impact within either the school or local Halton community.
Who is ineligible to be nominated?
Only current students can be nominated for an Sustainability Leadership Award. Student Trustees are ineligible both during their term and for actions associated with their term.
Who can nominate?
Nominations may come from any stakeholder(s) associated with the Halton District School Board, including students (self nomination is acceptable), staff, parents/guardians, volunteers, and other members of the school/Board community. Note: Superintendents, the Director of Education, Associate Director or publicly elected trustees may not nominate students for an Sustainability Leadership award.
How often may a student or group be nominated?
A current HDSB student or group may be nominated more than once, but will only qualify for recognition once per year.
Where will the award be presented?
The Sustainability Leadership Award recipient will choose the location of the presentation. It can be presented during a Student Senate meeting or at the school of the recipient. All recipients will be acknowledged during Student Trustee reports at an HDSB Board of Trustees meetings.
What is the deadline for nominations?
The Sustainability Leadership Award is an ongoing program. Students can be nominated throughout the school year. Submissions will close for the current school year on the last Friday in May.
Can the sustainability action take place outside of the HDSB?
Student action must occur within the school or within the local community HDSB schools serve.