This is the list of Grad awards that will be given to the Grade 8 students. The following awards are selected by the Grade 8 Teachers.

  • Valedictorians (2)
  • RIPTIDE WINDS School Music Award (up to 10)
  • School Council Student Leader Award
  • Ruth Thompson Promise Award (2)
  • Board of Trustees Leadership Award (one or more)
  • RTMS Lighthouse Award (up to 8)
  • Ruth Thompson Champion of Education Award (2)
  • The Ruth Thompson RIPTIDE Spirit Award (4)
  • Principal Award (1 to 2)


If you are interested in winning one of the awards or you want to find out what each award is for you can see more information in your student agenda on the 10th page. It will be listed through out the page under "Awards, Recognition and Celebrations "