June 19, 2020

The Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvel-Ontario is proud to announce the election of a new student trustee who will commence his two-year term on August 1, 2020.

Benjamin Dennie, a grade 10 student at École secondaire catholique Jeunesse-Nord (Blind River), will succeed Katelyn Trivers as student trustee for the Algoma and Manitoulin Districts. He will be joined on the board by Mathieu Simon, a grade 11 student at École secondaire catholique l’Horizon (Val Caron), who will be starting the second year of his term.

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“We congratulate all the candidates who submitted their candidacy as well as those who participated in the selection committee,” states Mr. André Bidal, President of the CSC Nouvelon. “Our two student trustees hold an important role in the promotion of French language Catholic Education and are a veritable asset to our Board in sharing student concerns.”

“I have full confidence that Benjamin will fulfill his duties as student representatives for the Board as well as the Board’s Student Senate,” adds Mr. Paul Henry, Director of Education for the CSC Nouvelon. “We are proud of the fact that our students recognize the importance of this role as well as the incredible opportunity it offers them in developing their Catholic and Francophone leadership in their own school and their community.”

The Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon offers a French-language Catholic Educational Program that is widely recognized for its excellence. The CSC Nouvelon provides a quality learning environment and academic program that runs from early childhood to adult education, with some 6,700 students enrolled in 27 elementary and 10 secondary schools.

Paul de la Riva
Director of Communications and External Relations
Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon
705-673-5626, ext. 294
705-677-8195 (cell)