Date posted on August 30, 2022
Ruth is an exceptional student who regularly exemplifies Catholic leadership values in all she does. Ruth has been an altar server for 6 years at her local church and has even won an altar server award. Ruth is very active in her church community as a youth group participant. She has also invested her time as a volunteer leader at several vacation bible study groups. Ruth has accumulated over 400 hours of community service hours which demonstrates utmost commitment to serving her community with her time and energy.
Within the Monsignor Doyle school community, Ruth has been a big contributor by participating in the Student Activity Council for 3 years as a faith liaison one year by planning masses and services for the school and the other two years as an eco-liaison by creating initiatives and activities for our school community like: planting flowers in our peace garden and assisting with garbage cleanup day outside on the school property. Ruth was also involved in Student LINK Crew where she was involved in helping grade 8’s with their transitioning to grade 9 and she also worked with our grade 7 classes through our school initiatives to help them understand transitioning to high school as well.
Academically, Ruth is an exceptional student and has consistently made honour roll each year of her high school journey. Ruth has also won multiple subject awards which means that she has achieved top marks in specific subjects over other students. Ruth is expected to be an Ontario Scholar this year.
Ruth has been accepted and confirmed her acceptance to Waterloo University for a Liberal Arts Degree in Knowledge and Integration.
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.