Diocese of Hamilton Student Awards: Patrick Manuel
of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Secondary School, Milton
Patrick Manuel is a respectful, compassionate, and dedicated student. At St. Francis Xavier CSS, he has shared his gifts and talents in various ways. As a grade 11 Mentor to incoming grade 9s, Patrick demonstrated Catholic leadership by welcoming students to the St. Francis Xavier family. He participated in Orientation, Retreat Days and the Walk with Jesus.
Patrick has also shared his musical talents in the school community. As a talented guitarist and bass player, Patrick has participated in the St. Francis Xavier music program and Concert Band. He has spent countless hours volunteering at St. Benedict's Parish events and has exemplary involvement with the aquatics program through the Town of Milton.
The Diocese of Hamilton Award is given to a student in the graduating class in every high school across the Diocese at the end of every school year. The Award recognizes a student in the graduating class who has attained high academic proficiency and exemplifies Catholic leadership qualities, Christian values and a commitment to service in the community.