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Bur Oak Graduation Awards
The Awards​                  *complete your Personal Profile here*​

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How to Apply

In order to be considered for a Graduation Award, potential graduates must:

a)  Complete ONE online Personal Profile.  Be prepared to provide email contact information for teacher or community references.

b)  As part of the profile, be prepared to answer the following questions in paragraph form as part of the process.

For Character Awards:

a) What are the character traits that you have been developing in your personal life and/or school?  MAXIMUM 200 Words.

b) For those applying for the K. Mereweather Award of Excellence, Bur Oak Staff Award, and/or OSSTF Commencement Award:      Describe, using specific examples, how you have embraced opportunities to build your character for personal accomplishments and/or academic achievement.  MAXIMUM 200 Words.  


For those applying for the Bur Oak Character Award and/or YRDSB Student Trustee Award for Character:  Describe using, specific examples, how you have embraced opportunities to show a commitment to others and to creating caring, inclusive and respectful environments.   MAXIMUM 200 Words.

For School Involvement Awards:

Personal Response:  Ensure that your response specifically addresses the criteria for the award.Define leadership in your own words.Describe your significant accomplishment(s) at BOSS.    Reflect on the impact that your efforts have had upon school climate, student involvement, and/or quality of life for others.How has your experience or involvement helped to develop your idea of leadership or personal accomplishment? MAXIMUM 400 Words.

For Community Involvement Awards:

Personal Response:  What has been your rationale for participating in the organization(s) and their event(s) or activities?Reflect on the impact that your involvement has had on your own perspective, and on the perspective of others. Cite specific examples and outcomes where possible.  MAXIMUM 400 Words

Completed online Personal Profiles and Experience Profiles are due no later than the specified date in May 2019 to the guidance office. Late forms will not be accepted.

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