Student of the Month

Student of the Month Program

Nomination Form

We are so excited to introduce our NEW Student of the Month program for Kate Andrews High School! We are proud to celebrate our students excelling in Kate Andrews PRIDE.

We believe in recognizing students for multiple reasons, including strong academic skills, but also for their strength of character. 

Here are the details:

  • Nominations can be made for any student.
  • Staff, students, parents and community members may nominate someone.
  • Nominations can be based on any of the following attributes. If you are nominating someone, please look closely at these attributes to decide which one suits them best.
  • A committee will choose one recipient in each of the following 5 categories:

PASSION - Individuals who show a passion in areas both in and out of school. They dedicate themselves to those pursuits to help create a community that values excellence and ambition. At KA, we support each other in following our dreams and pursuing our goals, both short and long-term.

RESPONSIBILITY - Individuals who exhibit responsibility are dependable and take ownership of the impact of their words, actions and choices. At KA, we encourage students to be accountable for their actions through the way they treat others, are trustworthy, and honour their commitments.

INCLUSIVITY - Individuals who practice including others, no matter the circumstances, provide an opportunity for everyone to feel welcome and comfortable. At KA, we encourage others to recognize those who consistently display attitudes of friendliness, encouragement, and acceptance of all members of our school community.

DETERMINATION - Individuals who exhibit determination have the tenacity to see something through to the end, even when the path ahead is difficult. At KA, we value those who set goals and achieve them through perseverance and hard work.

ENGAGED & ENTHUSIASTIC - Individuals who show commitment to their school, their learning, and the overall wellbeing of their community help to create a higher quality atmosphere for all. At KA, we appreciate those who work to improve the school's culture by investing their time and energy into making it a better place.

You can find the Nomination Form here:  Nomination Form

October 2022: SOM Recipients

PASSION - Summer Roberts (Gr. 10)

Nominated by: Mrs. McDougall & Mrs. Davies

Summer exudes passion for so many things she does! She is an engaged member of Student Council and has displayed passion for all things fine arts! She has been harassing Mrs. McDougall daily about the spring production, and we can tell that she has an immense amount of passion for the dramatic arts. She gives her absolute all to everything she takes on, and truly strives for the very best. She is truly a ray of sunshine.

RESPONSIBILITY - Emma Collins (Gr. 10)

Nominated by: Miss Meurs

Emma is a student that can always be counted on. She is reliable, organized, and shows a strong work ethic. Emma joined student council this year and has quickly become an important member of the team. Emma assists our extra curricular programs wherever she can and  is willing to do extra to make sure Kate Andrews is successful. She is full of great ideas and shows strong leadership skills. 


INCLUSIVITY - Henry Klassen (Gr. 12)

Nominated by: Ms. Hierath

Henry is a friendly and kind person towards all students as well as staff. His big smile and warm personality are extended to all. In class he has befriended many of our international students and has gone out of his way to visit with them, make friends, and invite them to get together after school. Henry is a conscientious student who always tries his best, even when things feel difficult. He has an excellent attitude in all areas of his life and we are lucky to have him here at Kate Andrews! Congratulations, Henry! 


DETERMINATION - Ben Dyck (Gr. 12)

Nominated by: Miss Gurski

I am nominating Ben Dyck due to the tenacity he is demonstrating in ELA. Ben is working hard to reach his goals, by being mindful and taking ownership of his learning. Over the last few years Ben has grown into a great leader at Kate Andrews, his participation and involvement in student council is so appreciated! Ben wants to make Kate Andrews a great place to be. His determination and positivity are so appreciated. 

ENGAGED and ENTHUSIASTIC - Jonah Hass (Gr. 9)

Nominated by: Joshua Nihill

In volleyball, Jonah is always giving his all. He exudes energy and is always eager to try his best. This season, he was always one to rally the team by getting loud and showing his excitement. Both his play and his energy made him a valuable member of the Grade 9 team. In class, Jonah is respectful and eager to learn; he is often the first student with his hand up. He is always engaged in his work and is dedicated to doing his best. 

SEPTEMBER 2022: SOM Recipients

PASSION - Tyler McNeil (Gr 10)

Nominated by: Kennedy Gurski and Tren Jolicoeur

Tyler shows great dedication to his studies and is always looking for ways to grow as an individual. He brings positive, humorous energy to every class and also encourages other students to be passionate and engaged with lessons, discussions and work. Tyler shows passion in almost everything he does, from volleyball to jazz band. Tyler is an incredible trumpet player and an amazing person in general. Not only is he passionate about the things he does, but he is also extremely determined. He’s determined to get his work done, and he makes sure it is done well. Tyler is very well deserving of this award.



RESPONSIBILITY - Nick Klassen (Gr 12)

Nominated by: Kim Alexander

Nick attends classes regularly. works to complete his assignments, and comes prepared to every class, ready to learn. He shows up early to volleyball practice every time and is willing to help the coaches with anything that needs to be done. His dedication to his classes and his team has not gone unnoticed.


INCLUSIVITY- Lesley Roszell (Gr 11)

Nominated by: Kennedy Gurski

Lesley has taken a leadership role in Creative Writing. They have made all of the international students feel welcome by offering support in their studies, information about the school and just reaching out to have friendly conversations. Lesley is an active member of Book Club, did an amazing job in our Drama Production last year (taking the role on last minute after a casting change) and her positivity is contagious to those around her. No matter what she is involved in, Lesley wants all students to feel welcome at KA.


DETERMINATION - Zyrylle Bagalay (Gr 12)

Nominated by: Kennedy Gurski

I nominated Zy because of their determination in their studies.  They have shown perseverance by setting goals and working hard to achieve these goals. Zy is always willing to set aside time to focus on what needs to be done.  Zy is always positive, even when things are difficult.



Nominated by: Clayton Ressler 

Lukas is an engaged student who can always be counted upon to try his best in his work and contribute to class discussions in a thoughtful and positive way. Lukas is the kind of student who is always listening and working hard and is dedicated to do his best in every aspect of his learning. He gives 110% is everything he does.