BC School Sports Outstanding School Award
To recognize a school whose special commitment to improving the lives of its students and staff through athletics, intramurals, leadership and public service has contributed significantly to the welfare of school athletics in its local community and within the province.
The perpetual award is a large plaque, on display in the BCSS office. The winning schools are presented with a gold and royal blue Outstanding School Award banner.
Nominees must be a BC SCHOOL SPORTS Member School in good standing. Additional criteria to be used in evaluating nominated schools:
- Extent of extracurricular program;
- Quality and extent of intramural program;
- Staff involvement in coaching and sport administration;
- Participation in various BCSS programs;
- Awards earned, i.e. sportsmanship, individual or team excellence;
- Public service projects;
- Work done with special populations;
- Fundraising projects;
- Athletic program’s contribution to the school community;
- Special characteristics/activities unique to the school.
Any staff member in a school may initiate a nomination on behalf of a school. The person(s) nominating must complete the above nomination form and may submit supporting letters stating why the school should be selected (i.e. a maximum of a three page letter). This letter should address the applicable areas as well as any additional information which would be relevant to the BCSS Scholarship and Awards Committee in its deliberations. In addition there should be a letter from the school administrator explaining the place of extracurricular sport and physical activity programs in the school.
Submission deadline is March 13th, 2020
Selection of the successful candidate school will be made by the Scholarship and Awards Committee. Please note that there are two categories for this award:
- Junior or Secondary Schools
- Middle Schools
|2017-2018||Bulkley Valley Christian School (Smithers)|
|2015-2016||Princess Margaret (Penticton)|
|2014-2015||St. Thomas Aquinas and Abbotsford Christian Middle School|
|2013-2014||L.V. Rogers Secondary|
|2010-2011||Prince of Wales|
|2005-2006||St Thomas Aquinas|
|2004-2005||St Ann's Academy|