Posted by Pieter Taljaard
Bert Church High School - 34th Annual Awards Night
Rotary Club of Airdrie Outstanding Student Scholarhip was awarded Carter Jones, and presented by Rotary's representative, Pieter Taljaard & Bert Church's Laurie Johnston.
This Scholarship recognizes students in any grade who exemplifying leadership, citizenship, volunteerism and community service traits.The Scholarship is for $350.00 
Carter Jones is an incredible young man who was a definite asset to Bert Church High School. He is earnest, helpful, considerate, and polite. Carter was positively involved in both the school community and in the wider community of Airdrie. He participated in Unified Bocce Ball and Unified Bean Bag Toss for the past two years. His bright smile and determination were an asset to our team. Carter was a member of the Link Crew team to help support the entering grade nine students to Bert Church High School. Carter decided to take Leadership to become more involved at school. He implemented a new recycling program into our school with newly painted bins. Carter has an optimistic personality that contributes to the positivity of those around him. He is always willing to help a fellow student. As part of Leadership he was a mentor for a younger student at one of the middle schools. He was also a mentor, friend and support to students in our life skills program at school.
Carter is a good team player. In his grade 11 year, he was the captain of his Calgary Power Hockey League team and he scored the winning goal that led his team to win the championship. His team won the regular season championship as well as the playoff championship. Carter won a trophy for runner up for Most Improved Forward, as well as a trophy for being the league playoff MVP.
Carter has a strong work ethic and takes pride in his work. He applied himself to his studies and was diligent and thorough during his Work Experience time at Genesis Place and Ramada Inn and Suites. He takes personal responsibility for things within his realm. Carter is an advocate for accessibility at school and in the community. He does not complain and has overcome many obstacles in life with his positive attitude.