Grande Prairie, AB – PWPSD Trustees honoured 15 former students at a ceremony and luncheon during the Board meeting on February 20, recognizing outstanding Grade 12 academic achievement during the past 2018-2019 school year. Many who attended were on study break from various post-secondary institutions.
Dunfield, graduate of Peace Wapiti Academy; and Beaverlodge Regional High
School graduates Brennan Cincurak, Jane Villiger, Josie Kjemhus and Hailey
Middle, left-right: Sexsmith
Secondary School graduates Kristin Badger, Sara Thompson, Adanna Randall and
Mackenzie Laurin, graduate of Eaglesham School and Moira McRann, graduate of
Missing from photo: Graduates
Denise Sather, Ridgevalley School; Jordell Strand and Kevin Terceros, Peace
Wapiti Academy; and Sheena Corfe, Spirit River Regional Academy.
In addition to being recognized as Sexsmith Secondary School's Top Student in School, graduate Kristin Badger, pictured above with Ward 6 Trustee Dale Crane, was named Top Student in the Division for the past school year and received a $300 award for her achievement.
Awards of Excellence in the amount of $100 were presented to graduates with averages above 90 per cent:
- Brennan Cincurak, Beaverlodge Regional High School
- Josie Kjemhus, Beaverlodge Regional High School
- Jane Villiger, Beaverlodge Regional High School
- Hailey Marth, Beaverlodge Regional High School – also recognized as Top Student in School
- Mackenzie Laurin, Eaglesham School – also recognized as Top Student in School
- Jordell Strand, Peace Wapiti Academy
- Kevin Terceros, Peace Wapiti Academy
- Kylee Dunfield, Peace Wapiti Academy – also recognized as Top Student in School
- Adanna Randall, Sexsmith Secondary School
- Erin Siemens, Sexsmith Secondary School
- Sara Thompson, Sexsmith Secondary School
Top Student in School Awards in the amount of $100 went to graduates who achieved the highest average at their schools (at least 80 per cent):
- Moira McRann, Savanna School
- Sheena Corfe, Spirit River Regional Academy
- Denise Sather, Ridgevalley School
Visit the PWPSD Facebook page for individual photos from the ceremony.