The Named Awards program is made possible through the ongoing generosity of alumni, parents, benefactors and friends of the school community.
Acknowledges exceptional all-round students with equal emphasis on: scholarship, athletics, arts (music, drama, musical theatre, visual art and creative writing), leadership (co-curricular, extracurricular, five practices of effective leadership), and character (exceptional role model, Values: respect, courage, honesty, service).
Citizenship Award for students who are “the person you would most like as your next door neighbour.” Criteria for this award include: social responsibility, moral responsibility, willingness to act, kindness, desire to shape community, and awareness of impact on community.
Acknowledges the students who have made outstanding contributions to the school community by building bridges: bringing diverse members and groups closer together for the betterment of the school.
Awarded to multi-sport athletes who demonstrate excellence in athletics, do well academically and contribute to the school community.
HEAD OF SCHOOL AWARD
Awarded to students who deserve recognition for their excellent contributions at school in any area, but have not won a major award.
Lisa du Plessis
PADRE BLENCOE AWARD
This award recognizes the work of a student who has shown the greatest combination of skill, dedication, and service in the tradition of music.
NESTA BOWEN HORNE AWARD
This award recognizes the work of a student who has shown the greatest combination of skill, dedication, and service in the tradition of visual art.
COLIN SKINNER TROPHY
This award recognizes the work of a student who has shown the greatest combination of skill, dedication, and service in the tradition of musical theatre.
ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AWARD
Acknowledges “Outstanding Achievement” in science. Awarded to the student who has the highest overall average in three Grade 12 courses from separate science disciplines.
MODERN LANGUAGES AWARD
Acknowledges “Outstanding Achievement” in Modern Languages. Awarded to the student who achieves an average of 95% or higher in two or more second languages at the Grade 12 or AP level.
Community Service: non-SMUS initiated
Community Service: SMUS initiated