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Awards of Excellence

The people that live in Woodstock help to shape our community everyday. Their actions have contributed to our title as the "friendly city" and we think it's important to recognize those citizens that give back to our city.

We do this through awards:

  • The Civic Awards honour excellence in a number of categories, including sports, bravery, distinction, volunteerism and years of service.
  • The Student Civic Awards honours a graduating student who has succeeded academically and given back to the community.

Learn more about our awards of excellence or contact us.

Civic Awards

Our Civic Awards recognize individuals or groups that have excelled in a number of areas. Civic award categories include:

  • Achievement in sports
  • Bravery
  • Distinction
  • Caring and safety
  • Environmental protection and enhancement
  • Long service
  • Physically challenged
  • Service to older persons
  • Sports and recreation
  • Student civic award
  • Youth programs

Civic Award recipients will receive a plaque or a medallion honouring the award at a city council meeting.


The clerk will accept written nominations accompanied by supporting material for the Civic Awards until October 31.

Student Civic Award

The Student Civic Award of Excellence recognizes a City of Woodstock student in his or her graduating year that has:

  • A good academic record that shows a commitment to achieve to the best of his or her ability
  • Volunteered in the community
  • Displayed excellent leadership skills
  • Serves as a role model to others and may have overcome adversity

The recipient will receive $1,000 and a plaque honouring the award at a city council meeting before the end of the school year.


The clerk will accept written nominations completed by a committee of peers and teachers at the school where the student attends, with supporting reasons until May 1.

Contact Us

© 2017 City of Woodstock P.O. Box 1539, 500 Dundas Street, Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7


Phone: 519-539-1291
Email: General Information

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