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Student Awards

At The Dalton School, we believe in recognizing students who have demonstrated exceptional skills in academic areas as well as those who have shown commitment to the community. Our awards are listed below:


The John K. Fenton Citizenship Award

This award is given to a student who has reflected the traits valued and embodied by John K. Fenton, a Toronto humanitarian and loyal friend and advocate of The Dalton School. It is presented to the student or students who possess the qualities of dependability, service to others, leadership and kindness. 

 


The Booth Literacy Award

The award is named for Ms. Booth who was the Principal of The Dalton School from 2012 to 2021. It is presented to the student who has shown excellence in all areas of the English Curriculum. 


The Dong Fang Li Good Fortune 福 Mandarin Award

This award is named for our first Mandarin teacher Ms. Dong Fang Li and is presented to the student who has shown excellence in the following areas of the Mandarin Curriculum: reading, writing and speaking. 


The Mandy Wang Grade Three Math 数学 Scholar Prize

This prize is presented in grade three and is named for beloved teacher Ms. Mandy Wang. It is presented to the student who scored the highest math mark on a combination of in-class Mandarin and English math tests and the Canadian Achievement Test given in the Spring of each year. This award is accompanied by a cash amount of $88.00 that symbolizes fortune and good luck in Chinese culture.

The Renee Li Grade Six Math 数学 Scholar Prize

This prize is presented in grade six and is named for beloved teacher Renee Li. It is presented to the student who scored the highest math mark on a combination of in-class Mandarin and English math tests and the Canadian Achievement Test given in the Spring of each year. This award is accompanied by a cash amount of $88.00 that symbolizes fortune and good luck in Chinese culture.


The Genevieve Kate Dalglish Creative Writing Prize

This award is presented to a student who has written something over the course of the year – in either English or Mandarin –  that has been deemed exceptional by our teachers. Stories, plays, poems or journal entries will all be considered.  


The William Stark Memorial Prize in Taekwondo

Named in honour and memory of William Stark, beloved father of Zofia, this award is presented to an elementary student who has shown exceptional effort and discipline in Taekwondo. Bill brought M.F.T.K Martial Arts to The Dalton School and he himself had achieved a green belt. He believed wholly in the benefits of Taekwondo for young children such as; agility, leadership and confidence. We are honoured and grateful to his wife, Kasia, for allowing us to present this award in Bill's name. 

 

All awards and prizes will be announced at the end of the school year during Graduation Ceremonies.