Nominations for the 2024 John Brant Award

Think of a great leader in your life…

…we want to recognize and celebrate them. Since 2018, leaders who exemplify the values of Robert Land Academy: Loyalty, Labour, Courage, Commitment, and Honour have been recognized with the John Brant Award.

Nominations are due January 15, 2024.


RLA is a school that values leadership, that stresses the importance of responsibility and accountability, and that focuses on the values of loyalty, labour, commitment, courage, and honour. Nominees for the John Brant Award should be outstanding leaders who live their lives in accordance with at least one of the Academy’s five values and who have some prominence in the community they serve.

The inaugural John Brant Award was presented to Dave Levac, then speaker of the Ontario Legislature. In 2019 General Walter Natynczyk, then Deputy Minister of Veterans Affairs and former Chief of the Defence Staff of the Canadian Armed Forces was recognized. After a two-year hiatus due to Covide 19, The Honourable Rob Nicholson, former MP for Niagara Falls received the John Brant Award in 2022.

The school’s Board of Governors is currently accepting nominations for the recipient of the 2024 John Brant Award whose lives and careers are on par with the previous award recipients. Nominators are encouraged to submit their nomination by  January 15, 2024 using the form below.

The RLA Board of Governors Outreach Committee will review all nominations and the final recipient will be chosen by the Board of Governors. The Award will be presented during the school’s Gala Event.

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