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RCCA Meeting held on September 22, 2009

Attendees: Diane Carlton, Doug Hobbs, Judy Endacott, John Wardle, Jim White, Alexandra Fokine

Regrets: Howard Birnie, Etty Green, Doug and Lynn Slade

Tonight’s meeting will deal with the Scholarship Criteria.

Minutes from the previous meeting were moved/seconded/carried.

There was no correspondence.

Registration Lists – Judy

All the lists were merged into one super list. More people are requesting the newsletter via email. The challenge with email is that email addresses changed, but we are not informed of the changes.

Website – Karin and Nicolas

No report as Karin is absent.

Riverdalian

No replacement for Jim White. Suggestion of sending a broadcast email to those who attended the 100th Reunion to ask about interest in the alumni and the newsletter.

Treasurer’s Report – Diane Carlton

We have $10,000 in the account.

Membership – Judy

Currently we have 750 members.

Centennial Award Criteria

Centennial Award at $1,500. Do we want two scholarships at $1,500?

Criteria for the first Scholarship is marks only. Should achieve a minimum of 75%, participated in school life (volunteer work, student government, arts) and pursue post-secondary education.

Judy moved that we accept the following criteria that the award of $1,500 will be given to a student who is continuing their education, should achieve 75%, overall participation in school (eg. sports, student government, music and arts).

Seconded by Jim.

Motion carried.

Recommendation that the Principal of RCI with input for staff make the decision of the recipient.

Motion to increase the RCAA Scholarship to $1,500.

Seconded by Doug.

Motion carried.

Will send out a reminder email two weeks prior to the February 24, 2010 meeting.

Meeting adjourned at 7:55 p.m.

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