PWSD's Board of Trustees honoured nine former students at a ceremony and luncheon held during the Board meeting on February 22, in recognition of their outstanding academic achievement in Grade 12 during the 2016-2017 school year. Those in attendance were on study break from various post-secondary institutions.
Beaverlodge Regional High School graduate Alex Boyle, pictured below with Ward 3 Trustee Lori Grant, was named Top Student in the Division for the past school year and received a $300 award for his achievement.
Awards of Excellence in the amount of $100 were presented to those who graduated with averages above 90 per cent last year. Noted for this achievement were Peace Wapiti Academy graduates Emma Doris, Amanda Pelster, Amanda Terceros, Anna van der Giesen and Jace Wirth.
Top in School Awards in the amount of $100 went to Brett Sauder, Savanna School; Taylor Nyland, Sexsmith Secondary School; and Quinn Pelland, Spirit River Regional Academy for graduating with the highest marks at their respective schools.
Pictured above, left-right: The 2016-2017 Academic Awards of Excellence recipients: Savanna School graduate Brett Sauder, Beaverlodge Regional High School graduate Alex Boyle, and Sexsmith Secondary School graduate Taylor Nyland. Missing from photo: Peace Wapiti Academy graduates Emma Doris, Amanda Pelster, Amanda Terceros, Anna van der Giessen and Jace Wirth, and Spirit River Regional Academy graduate Quinn Pelland.
For more photos from the event, visit PWSD's Facebook page.