Principal's Award Receptions
Once each semester, the Principal hosts an awards reception to honour those students nominated by staff who have contributed to the good of the school, shown kindness to their peers or contributed in a positive way to the neighbourhood community.
Annual Awards Assembly recognizing student achievement from the previous school year
Awarded in recognition of student participation in extra curricular activities. Students earn one point for every hour they commit to a team, club or other approved extra curricular activity.
There are five levels of achievement
Junior Activity Awards are presented to students who earn 25 points, equivalent to 250 hours of participation in teams and clubs
Senior Activity Awards are presented to students who earn 40 points, equivalent to 400 hours of participation in teams and clubs
The Hawk Activity Awards are presented to students who earn 70 points, equivalent to 700 hours of
participation in teams and clubs
The Club Activity Awards are presented to students who earn 85 points, equivalent to 850 hours of commitment to non athletic organizations at Graydon
The Athletic Letter Awards are presented to students who students 85 points, equivalent to 850 hours of commitment to athletic organizations at Graydon
Honour Roll Awards
Awarded to students who have earned an average of 80% in all of their subjects in the academic year
Awarded to the student with the highest achievement in:
Recognition of Student Achievement in regional subject based competitions:
Mathematics Contest Awards
Geography Contest Awards
History Contest Awards
Smith Book Award
Presented to an outstanding young woman from Grade 11 who exemplifies the academic achievement, leadership qualities and concern for others that is valued by Smith College.
Tiffany Wilson Award
Presented to the top two students who successfully completed the Graydon parenting course and demonstrated outstanding future parenting skills.
Robert F Thomas Staff Award
Presented to the top male and female student in Grades 9 to 11 in recognition of outstanding achievement in all courses.
Special Student Awards presented to graduating students at our annual Commencement Ceremony
50th Anniversary Award
Awarded to a deserving grad from the college or vocational level who is moving on to a college program. Student should have demonstrated improvement in academics and/or attitude and commitment and self direction.
Andrea Bagetta Award
Awarded to an honour student going to college or university who has shown leadership and spirit, contributed to athletic program and team sports, is respected and well-liked by students and staff, and possesses personal integrity and dignity.
Karen DeAngelis Memorial Award
Presented to an exceptional student who has demonstrated determination, perseverance and love of school.
Lion's Club of Credit Valley Award
Awarded to a successful student entering college or university who has financial need.
Rotary Club of Port Credit Citizenship Award
Awarded to a grad who demonstrated leadership inside and outside of school.
Michael Ford Memorial Award
Awarded to a grad who demonstrates academic excellence, school involvement and is entering a post secondary Business program.
Colonel Alex Thomson Memorial Award
Awarded to a grad who in four years at Graydon has excelled in Canadian Studies and is moving onto higher education in Canadian Studies.
Awarded to 8-12 students with strong academics, who have made a significant contribution to extra-curricular activities and promoted positive attitude and values among fellow students.
Principal's Award for Student Leadership
Awarded to a male and female graduate who have demonstrated strong leadership within the school.
Governor General Medal
Awarded to the student with the highest overall grade 12 average.
Presented to a vocational student who has demonstrated perseverance.
Rotary Club Academic Award
Awarded to a student with strong academics and financial need.
Church of St. Luke Hospitality Award
Awarded to student who is furthering his/her studies in the field of hospitality.
Theatre Graydon Award
Awarded to a student who has demonstrated dedication to drama in his/her years at Graydon.
Helen Dyche Memorial Award
Awarded to the student who received the highest mark in grade 12 chemistry.