OTTAWA, November 21, 2017 — Todd Doherty, Member of Parliament for Cariboo-Prince George, welcomed Governor General’s Award Recipients from the riding to Parliament Hill.
This Wednesday D.P. Todd Secondary School teacher Glen Thielmann, Lheidli T’enneh Chief Dominic Frederick and The Exploration Place CEO Tracy Calogheros, will be honoured at Rideau Hall. Mr. Thielmann will receive the Governor General’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and Chief Frederick and Ms. Calogheros will receive the award for Excellence in Community Programming.
The Excellence in Teaching award recognizes exemplary teachers or teams of teachers who are “leaders” in the classroom. The Excellence in Community Programming award recognizes unique local and community history projects. “I could not be more pleased,” said Mr. Doherty. “It was an honour to spend time with our recipients and I look forward to attending the ceremony this Wednesday.”
The Governor General’s History Awards honour cultural organizations, teachers, students and community groups for their work in promoting the exploration of Canada’s history.
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