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Surprise visit by Premier McGuinty to Centennial SS

Premier McGuinty with studentsA visit by Premier Dalton McGuinty gave Centennial Secondary School [1] students and staff a positive start to the weekend on Friday, February 25, 2011.

McGuinty was in Belleville for a luncheon hosted by the Belleville & District Chamber of Commerce. Immediately following that event, he and The Honourable Leona Dombrowsky, Minister of Education, made a surprise visit to the school.

School administrators Principal Ian Press, and Vice-principals Nancy Popovich and Todd Hinks were given only 45 minutes notice to prepare during last period of the day. The Premier and Minister visited a Transportation Technology class and then spoke to students during Grade 9 Credit Accumulation celebration that was occurring at the time in the Cafeteria.

"The unexpected visit was a very positive experience for students and staff, and it was a proud moment for Centennial and for the district," remarked Principal Ian Press.

For more information, please contact:
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, kdonnell@hpedsb.on.ca

 

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