Big Shout Out Awards

It’s our annual celebration of the “who’s who” of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa.

The Big Shout Out awards celebration is our opportunity to celebrate our mentoring relationships as well as recognize our community of supporters.

We’re excited to announce that the 2021 Big Shout Out Awards and Annual General Meeting will be held in person this year!


We hope you can join us! Please RSVP by emailing Blaire at blairew@bbbso.ca by Friday, April 22, 2022.

BBBSO Members (who donated $25+ in 2021) may also attend the AGM.


Congratulations to our 2020 winners!

Start Something Big! Award ~ Rogers

Lois Allen Mentor of the Year Award ~ Kerry Mould

Pay It Forward Awards ~ Philippe, Joshua, Teigan, Liam

BBBSO Gratitude Award ~ Linda Graupner

Norm McEwen In-School Mentor of Year Award ~ Angela Havey

Community Volunteer of the Year Award ~ Karine Pomilia Gauthier

School of the Year Award ~ St. Brother André Catholic School

Outstanding School Liaison of the Year Awards ~ Sarah Burri, St. Elizabeth School

Outstanding Placement Student Award ~ Bethany Gilstorf

Special thank you to our award presenters: Mayor Jim Watson, Councillor Keith Egli, Councillor Riley Brockington, Councillor Tim Tierney, Stefan Keyes, Renfrew County Warden Debbie Robinson, Sam Laprade, BBBSO Board President Mark Zekulin, Eric Lapierre