The ninth annual Thank You for Making a Difference campaign is over for another year. On Friday, February 24, 2006 the following two entries were drawn:
From Yellowknife: School: Range Lake North School, Yellowknife Teacher: Sandy Schmalz Student: Austin Sparkes (age 8) Presentation to student and teacher; Thursday, March 2, 2006 at 1 pm at Range Lake North School.
From the GNWT: School: Bompas Elementary School, Fort Simpson Teacher: Nancy Noseworthy Student: Elissa Hazenburg (age 11) Presentation to student: Tuesday March 7, 2006 at 11 am in Fort Simpson at Bompas Elementary School.
Iâ€™d like to acknowledge and thank our sponsors and supporters, without whom this initiative would not be possible:
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Mike Scott, of Northern News Services providing advertising in publications
Mike Olson, of First Air providing the flights
GNWT Department of Education, Culture and Employment
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NWTTA members who volunteer their time and energy above and beyond the classroom.
Special thanks to our NWTTA Local Receiving Officers for the assistance with entries for their respective schools.
Chief Jimmy Bruneau School staff and principal Rita Mueller for hosting the Grand Finale in Behchoko.
Quick facts on this year’s campaign:
Over 1400 entries handled at the school levels
9/12 YK schools participated
23//37 GNWT schools participated
32/49 total schools participated
136 entries from Chief Jimmy Bruneau High School, largest individual school participants