OTTAWA, June 18, 2012 /CNW/ - Three members of the Association des
enseignantes et des enseignants franco-ontariens (AEFO) have been
awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of
their exceptional work. They were nominated for this honour by the
Canadian Teachers' Federation, on the recommendation of their union,
CTF President Paul Taillefer presented the medals to the recipients
during a meeting of AEFO's Provincial Council on June 16th, in Ottawa.
Jacques Schryburt, AEFO General Secretary from 1974 to 1992, was also
presented with a medal.
Jacques Grylls is a mathematics and music teacher at École secondaire Macdonald-Cartier
in Sudbury. His dynamic approach and his commitment to his students
contribute to their success. He is the founder and musical director of Groupe 17, a popular student musical group. Himself an actor and musician,
Jacques has participated in productions by the Théâtre du
Nouvel-Ontario and in La Nuit sur l'Étang, an annual cultural event.
Carole Myre is a dramatic arts teacher and the artistic director of the Centre d'excellence artistique at École secondaire publique De LaSalle in Ottawa. She has gained
recognition as an exceptional leader. She motivates students, staff and
community members to tackle major artistic and leadership projects,
both at school and in the community. She staged the mega
Franco-Ontarian production L'écho d'un peuple.
Dominique Hutchinson teaches Music, Dramatic Arts, English and French at École secondaire
Villa française des Jeunes in Elliot Lake. She works tirelessly to set
a positive learning environment for her students, by conducting
numerous activities such as theatre productions and musical shows
throughout the year.
AEFO represents 10, 000 teachers and education workers in Ontario's
French-language elementary and secondary schools, both Catholic and
public, and workers in other French-language establishments.
SOURCE Association des enseignantes et des enseignants franco-ontariens (AEFO)
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