Awards

Deep River Science Academy is a private not-for-profit organization founded in 1986.  Its mission is to encourage talented teenagers to pursue careers in science and engineering.  Since its inception the Academy has received the following awards:
2004 National Winner-The Michael Smith Award for Science Promotion honour individuals and groups who make outstanding contributions to the promotion of science in Canada through activities encouraging popular interest in science or developing science abilities.
1999 & 2000 DRSA received the Phi Delta Kappa (University of Ottawa Chapter) Award in Recognition for an Educational Program of Excellence
1997 National Winner of the Conference Board of Canada’s Broad Community Collaboration Award – AECL and its Education Partners – for Excellence in Business Education Partnerships
1995 & 1996 DRSA’s Whiteshell Campus was the winner of a Manitoba Sustainable Development Award for Excellence in Education
1995 DRSA’s long-time principal, Jack Gray, was presented with a Prime  Minister’s Award for Excellence in Teaching Science
1994 Ontario winner of the Conference Board of Canada’s Award for Excellence in Business – Education Partnerships in the secondary School category