Upper Grand ETFO Members Receive Governor-General’s History Award for Excellence In Teaching

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November 13, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Lynda Brown and Marc Mailhot, from Montgomery Village Public School, Orangeville, have won the Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Teaching. Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, will present the award in Rideau Hall on November 22, as part of the official Governor General’s History Awards ceremony.

For more information on all winners of the Governor General’s History Awards and, more specifically, on the winners from Orangeville, see the Canada’s History website.


Marc Mailhot and Lynda Brown, Montgomery Village Public School, Orangeville (Ontario)

Marc Mailhot and Lynda Brown developed a cross-curricular and experiential project called GrandPals, in which students explored their personal histories in addition to working with community seniors. In so doing, students discovered key events in Canadian history while building invaluable intergenerational bonds.

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