Student Trustee Begins Two-Year Term

Student Trustee Begins Two-Year Term
Posted on 09/23/2021
Being sworn inAt the September 22 board meeting, our Catholic community welcomed new student trustee, Andrew Jones. Director of Education Frances Bagley and Board Chair Joe Zerdin were delighted to participate in the commissioning of Andrew, and to welcome him to his new role.

with Joe Zerdin  with Frances Bagley

Andrew is a Grade 10 student at St. Theresa’s Catholic High School, and was selected by the Student Senate to represent the 22,000 students in our Catholic schools. He will work alongside student representatives from our nine secondary schools, to bring the student voice to our trustees and the Superintendent of Student Achievement. Andrew’s term started August 1, 2021 and he will serve for two years.

Andrew has been an active member on his elementary School Council, serving as President. During his tenure as President, Andrew collaborated with the then Director of Education to provide his school with Chromebooks.

He was also a peer mentor for the Grade nine students at his high school, and an Activity and Team Captain Chairperson on the Relay for Life Executive Committee.

To find out more information about Andrew’s role as the student trustee, please visit our website.