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Monday, June 29, 2020
HCDSB Announces Recipients of the 2020 Governor General Bronze Medal

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

​​​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 Pundsack Christ the King Catholic Secondary School, Georgetown  ​97.62%
Natasha Camacho
Corpus 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 Clarke Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School, Burlington ​ 98.00%
Diego Andres Johnson St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Secondary School, Oakville ​ 97.69%
​Louis Sewoong Park St. 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. 
  • For more information and a list of recipients, please visit:

The Halton Catholic District School Board is a model learning community, widely recognized as distinctively Catholic. A provincial leader in student achievement, HCDSB provides exceptional educational experiences and services to over 37,000 students of all ages. God’s call to love and to serve is nurtured across our 45 elementary schools, 9 secondary schools, and 3 continuing education facilities, serving the communities of Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton, and Oakville. With a focus on Achieving, Believing, and Belonging, we provide our students and staff with the tools for realizing their fullest potential, while also instilling a life-long commitment to the community.

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