Grade 9 students at Templeton Academy completed the Citizenship Challenge presented by Historica Canada, as part of their social studies curriculum. The students scored the highest class average in the country, beating out over a 1000 schools in the process. The students were rewarded for their win with a Citizenship Reaffirmation Ceremony in the gymnasium. Sergeant Paul White (Ret.) of the Canadian Forces gave a moving tribute focused on the importance of active citizenship.
The Grade 9s were presented with certificates for completing the challenge. The students were also treated to a pizza party as a result of their win.