STREAM CENTRES OF EXCELLENCE: “Grand Opening Festivities”

On Thursday, March 31, 2022, the all-new “STREAM Centres of Excellence” launched across the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) with Grand Opening celebrations that included Student Experience Demonstrations, an original Prayer of Dedication and special Video Messages of Encouragement from noted leaders in the science and technology community including:

            • Colonel Chris Hadfield – Canadian Astronaut, Author & Professor
            • Bryan Johnson – CEO Black Boys Code
            • Melissa Sariffodeen – CEO, Canada Learning Code
            • Komal Singh – Author & Engineering Program Manager, Google
            • Dr. Amanda Veri – University Health Network and YCDSB Alumni 

The ceremonies were held at St. Agnes of Assisi CES in Woodbridge, one of six dedicated STREAM facilities located within YCDSB schools across York Region:

All Saints CES (Markham) Our Lady of Grace CES (Aurora)
Corpus Christi CES (Richmond Hill) St. Agnes of Assisi CES (Woodbridge)
Divine Mercy CES (Maple) St. Stephen CES (Woodbridge)

The Grand Opening program was Hosted by YCDSB Director of Education, Domenic Scuglia, along with YCDSB Chair of the Board of Trustees, Elizabeth Crowe. Attendees were greeted on arrival and ushered in by a talented team of St. Agnes Student Ambassadors: Edward, Melanie, John, Youiel, Ava and Angelica, helping celebrate a joyful morning of faith, fellowship and new beginnings. 

Also on hand  to support the launch were Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees, Maria Marchese (Vaughan Area 3); Carol Cotton (Trustee for Markham, Area 1); Maria Iafrate (Trustee for Richmond Hill); Domenic Mazzotta (Trustee for Richmond Hill); Peter De Qunital and Sara Figliomeni, Co-Chairs of the St. Agnes Catholic School Council; along with STREAM Student Ambassadors Mirella, Myia and Bianca.

The festivities were capped off with a Spring-themed reception in the Library, hosted by St. Agnes of Assisi CES Principal, Alida Filippelli, and her team: Pat Lombardi, Linda Zanette, Nadia D’Addario and Elisa Aquino.

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STREAM CENTRES OF EXCELLENCE: “A Bold Vision For The Future of Learning At York Catholic”