Archived — Anthony Hillier

Year: 2003 – Province: Newfoundland and Labrador

Certificate of Achievement Recipients

School: Holy Spirit High School
2694 Topsail Road
Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador A1W 4B1

Principal: Scott Crocker
School Telephone: 709-834-1031
School Fax: 709-834-1040
School email: scrocker@stemnet.ca
School website: www.hsh.k12.nf.ca
Grades/Subjects Taught: Grades 10-12/design technology

Teaching approach:

Encourages students to strive for the very best.

Provides opportunities for all students, regardless of level or ability.

Promotes exciting and relevant, activity-based technology instruction.

Encourages competition, creative thinking and problem-solving and capture students' interest and attention.

Outstanding achievements:

Hillier supports colleagues by instructing them on how to use technology in their classrooms and by providing them with opportunities to familiarize themselves with software programs in formal, structured settings.

He also organizes, coaches and mentors students for the Skills Canada Competition at the local, provincial and national levels. Hillier's students have gone on to compete at the national level for three years in a row.

Community and extra curricular activities include:

  • organizing an annual open house to showcase students' work.
  • coordinating the annual Science and Business Enterprise Fairs.
  • ensuring community financial and in-kind donation resources for the school's technology
  • program. Hardware, furniture, equipment have been financed or donated.
  • planning and securing funding for the school's Frog Pond Ecological Restoration Project.

In Praise Of:

"Tony has the talent of making the students believe in their own abilities, and encouraging them to achieve their goals." - Executive Director, Skills Canada Newfoundland and Labrador

"He actively encourages students to strive for the very best, to investigate and pursue careers in the science and technology fields, and provides multiple opportunities for student involvement in science and technology events, both in the school and in the community." - Assistant Director of Education

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