The Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) is thrilled to announce this year’s recipients of the Governor General Bronze Medal, awarded to the graduating student with the highest average from each secondary school.

The average is calculated based on the final marks received in all Grade 11 and 12 courses, as listed on each student’s official transcript, issued by the Ministry of Education.

2020 Governor General Recipients

Student​​​Secondary School​​Average Achieved
​Megan Mackenzie Nogueira​​ Assumption Catholic Secondary School, Burlington 96.36%
Veronika Sustrova ​​​Bishop P.F. Reding Catholic Secondary School​, Milton 98.29%
Caroline PundsackChrist the King Catholic Secondary School, Georgetown ​97.62%
Natasha CamachoCorpus Christi Catholic Secondary School, Burlington 99.33%
​Christopher Chung​Holy Trinity Catholic Secondary School​, Oakville 97.40%​
Michela Fortner St. Francis Xavier (formerly Jean Vanier) Catholic Secondary School​, Milton ​94.22%
Sean ClarkeNotre Dame Catholic Secondary School, Burlington​ 98.00%
Diego Andres JohnsonSt. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Secondary School, Oakville​ 97.69%
​Louis Sewoong ParkSt. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School​, Oakville​ 97.16%

“The Governor General award is a testament to the dedication and commitment to academic excellence demonstrated in each of our award recipients. We wish our students continued success as they fulfill their God-given potential and embark on their post-secondary journey.”

– Pat Daly, Director of Education ​

Quick Facts

  • For over 130 years, the Governor General’s Academic Medals recognize the academic achievements of students across Canada.
  • Lord Dufferin, Canada’s third Governor General after Confederation, created the Academic Medals in 1873 to encourage excellence across the nation. 
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