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Joseph Romano presented with Prime Minister’s Award

Joseph Romano
Montreal - Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Joseph Romano, a Physical Education and Health teacher at John Caboto Academy in Ahuntsic, has been named a recipient of the 2021 Prime Minister’s Award Certificate of Achievement.

A formal presentation took place on Monday, Dec. 20 via Zoom. On hand were Minister of Foreign Affairs and MP for Ahuntsic-Cartierville Melanie Joly, St. Leonard-St. Michel (where Mr. Romano resides), MP Patrizia Lattanzio, EMSB Chair Joe Ortona, Commissioner Sophie De Vito and members of EMSB senior management.

Mr. Romano is considered a great mentor, coach, motivator, and supporter, as he challenges students to optimize their potential, convincing them that they can do anything they set their minds to. He believes in them before they believe in themselves. 

You can view the award presentation here:

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With a youth and adult sector population of more than 35,000 students, the English Montreal School Board (EMSB) is the largest English public school board in Quebec. Established on July 1, 1998, when the province created new boards along linguistic lines, the EMSB network consists of 77 schools and centres. For more details, visit the EMSB website at

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