Ryan Scarpellini has been appointed the student trustee for the Sudbury Catholic District School Board for the 2019-2020 school year.
He was appointed to this position at the April 16 school board meeting. Scarpellini will be entering Grade 12 at St. Charles College in the fall.
The student been enrolled in the French Immersion program for 13 years and is passionate about the Francophone culture that is present at both St. Charles College and at the Sudbury Catholic District School Board.
He hopes to one day have a career in the education field, teaching French Immersion at the secondary level.
Scarpellini is also very involved within the school community at St. Charles College.
He is a member of both the Student Senate and the Student Council, which has allowed him to help organize food drives, cancer fundraisers and other school functions.
Scarpellini has been a member of many sports teams at Charles College, including football, hockey, soccer, golf and badminton.
He believes that participating in the extracurricular activities provided him with communication and intrapersonal skills, and he enjoys being part of a team.
“I feel extremely blessed and proud to have been selected as the next Student Trustee of the Sudbury Catholic District School Board,” said Scarpellini, in a press release.
“I’m excited to become the voice of the students at Sudbury Catholic Schools and I look forward to the opportunity to learn and work with a great group of people.”
“We are excited to welcome Ryan to the position of Student Trustee,” said Sudbury Catholic board chair Michael Bellmore.
“His leadership skills and commitment to promoting Catholic education and French Immersion will be a definite asset to our Board. We look forward to working with him throughout the next school year.”