Students Receive Lieutenant Governor Education Medals

Date: Friday, May 20, 2016

Port Hastings, NS: — At an Awards Ceremony held this morning at Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School in Antigonish, His Honour Brigadier-General The Honourable J.J. Grant, CMM, ONS, CD (Ret'd), Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia presented selected Grade 11 students with the Lieutenant Governor’s Education Medals.

The Lieutenant Governor’s Education Medal is awarded, annually, to students who have demonstrated:

  • qualities of leadership and service in the school and community; and
  • commendable performance in the courses in which they are enrolled.

The 2016 recipients of the Lieutenant Governor’s Education Medals are:                                   

Cape Breton Highlands Education Centre/Academy

Michael Vincent Cormier

Kenzie Elissa LeBlanc

Chedabucto Education Centre/Guysborough Academy

Robby Rahel MacKenzie Duersch

Spencer Charles Hanifen MacKeen

Dalbrae Academy

Callum MacIver Jordan

Shelby Ronola Rouse

Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School

Travis Jerome Grace

Gemma Leigh MacPherson      

East Antigonish Education Centre/Academy

Andrew William Boyle

Maddison Josephine DeGruchy

Fanning Education Centre/Canso Academy

Alissa Brittany Delorey

Janelle Ann Delorey

Inverness Education Centre/Academy

Ali Wayne Delaney

Michaela Ainslee MacLeod                                                                               

Richmond Education Centre/Academy

Selena Marie DeWolf

Kelzie Claire Gionet

Strait Area Education Recreation Centre (SAERC)                    

Janine Grace Lock

Megan Eileen MacNeil

St. Mary’s Education Centre/Academy

Jordan Christine Laing

Logan Nelson Douglas MacDonald

Along with parents/guardians and members of the school communities, many local dignitaries attended the celebration. Following the ceremony, a reception was held for the medal recipients and guests.

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Deanna Gillis, Coordinator of Communications, 902-625-7093;