Outstanding students recognized at VCI’s 2018 graduation ceremony

The Vankleek Hill Collegiate Institute (VCI) held its graduation ceremony on Wednesday, June 27. Several students were awarded prizes and bursaries for their outstanding work during the year. The award-winners were as follows:

Noor Adnan: Student Success Bursary, $100; Excellence in 12 Workplace English.

Shayne Allen: Ventrex Vending Service Bursary, $150.

Kyla Baranowski: “Where the Road Takes You” Bursary – In memory of Garett Allen, 2010 VCI Alumnus, $500.

Donovan Barclay: Archibald Hardy Perpetual Scholarship Fund, $250.

Cole Barton: Excellence in World Cultures – College/University

Emma Barton: Vankleek Hill & District Nature Sociery, $250; Orva Aileen Hesse Memorial Bursary, $365; Vankleek Hill Badminton Club, $200; Excellence in 12 College English.

Keegan Barton: Royal Canadian Legion Branch 244 Bursary, $500; Excellence in 12 Manufacturing Technology.

Zachary Bernique: Benson Auto Parts Award; Harry Rutgers Memorial Fund Scholarship, $800; Excellence in 12 World History; Excellence in 12 Transportation Technology.

Jonathan Brault: Student Success Bursary, $100.

Alexandre Brunet: Student Success Bursary, $100.

Emmanuelle Caron: Allan F. Dunsmore Memorial Bursary, $250; Valoris Foundation of Prescott-Russell Bursary, $250; Excellence in 12 Co-Op Education.

Shabrina Chowdhury: Vankleek Hill Lions Club, $500; Excellence in 12 Native Studies.

Jacob Cote Boudrias: Montebello Packaging Bursary, $250.

Meghan Courtemanche: Community Volunteer Award, $200; Hillcrest Funeral Home Bursary, $250.

Mariame El Guendouz: Tulmar Safety Bursary, $500.

Kade Fowler: Wathier Welding Products Award.

Esma Gardner-Jones: Wilf & Margery Assaly Community Service Bursary, $500; Vankleek Hill & District Horticultural Society Bursary, $200; Excellence in 12 Drama.

Naima Gulam: VCI SHSM Health and Wellness Bursary, $125.

Joshua Gut: Vankleek Hill & District Nature Society, $250.

Leanne Howes: Champlain Township – Longeuil, $200; Knox Presbyterian Church Citizenship Award, $100; Prescott District Women’s Institute Bursary, $100; Excellence in 12 College and Apprenticeship Math; Excellence in 12 Food and Nutrition – College.

Simon Jennings: Champlain Township – Town of L’Orignal, $200; Higginson Memorial Bursary, $410; Excellence in 12 University Physics.

Nicolas Kavanagh: Student Success Bursary, $100; VCI SHSM Agriculture Bursary, $125.

Adib Kazi: Valoris Foundation of Prescott-Russell Bursary, $250.

Ethan Kerr: Montebello Packaging Bursary, $250.

Ryan Lalonde: Orva Aileen Hesse Memorial Bursary, $365.

Cameron Larocque: BMO/Nesbitt Anti-Bullying Bursary, $250; Centennial Bursary – Canadian Geography or History; Municipal Award – Town of Hawkesbury, $500; Prescott-Russell Retired Teachers of District 32 Bursary, $200; Excellence in Writer’s Craft; Excellence in 12 University Family Studies; Excellence in 12 Personal Life Management.

Brittney Leclair: VCI Staff Bursary, $100; Fraser Family Bursary, $250; Excellence in 12 Workplace Small Business Management.

Derek Leclerc: Vankleek Hill Badminton Club, $200; Ventrex Vending Service Bursary, $150.

Madeleine Leduc: Hawkesbury & District General Hospital Bursary, $500; Vankleek Hill Farmers Market Bursary, $300.

Michael Leduc: Diane Tolhurst Memorial Bursary, $250; Archibald Hardy Perpetual Scholarship Fund, $250.

Marie-Josée Levac: Brown’s Fine Food Services Inc. Bursary, $100; VCI Culinary Bursary, $200; Excellence in 12 Construction Technology.

William MacCallum: The Heather Young-McHardy Memorial Award, $500; VCI SHSM Agriculture Bursary, $125.

GaBrielle Macenauer: CHAM Driving School Bursary, $200; Gordon Hesse Bursary, $225; Excellence in 12 Data Management, Excellence in 12 Art.

Amanda MacMillan: Gordon Hesse Bursary, $225; Schulich Leader Certificate of Achievement; Trustee’s Award for Character Always, $250; Champlain Township – Town of Vankleek Hill, $200; Excellence in 12 University Kinesiology; Excellence in 12 Link Crew – University.

Ryan MacTavish: VCI Staff Bursary, $100.

Chase McRae: St. Lawrence College Board of Governors Entrance Scholarship, $500; Excellence in Recreational Leadership – University.

Collin Murphy: Champlain Township – West Hawkesbury, $200; Prescott District Women’s Institute Bursary, $100; Glengarry Accounting Award, $25; Centennial Bursary – Technology Field; Excellence in 12 Calculus & Vectors.

Grace Peters: The Elaine Cornish Memorial Award for Creative Writing, $200; Higginson Memorial Bursary, $410; Patrimoine L’Orignal-Longueuil, $250; Excellence in 12 University English; Excellence in 12 University Core French; Excellence in 12 Advanced Functions; Excellence in 12 University Chemistry; Excellence in 12 University Biology; Biology – Kinschular Memorial Award; Governor General’s Bronze Academic Medal.

Ashley Quan: VCI SHSM Health and Wellness Bursary, $125.

Kelsey Racicot: Brown’s Fine Food Services Inc. Bursary, $100; Excellence in 12 College Family Studies.

Braeden Reeves: VCI Staff Bursary, $100; Excellence in 12 University Law.

Alison Rowlands: Municipal Bursary – Township of East Hawkesbury, $300; Vankleek Hill and District Historical Society, $150; Student Achievement Award, $100.

Kaitlyn Sauriol: Trustee’s Award for Character Always, $250; Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation, $250; Excellence in 12 College Chemistry; Excellence in 12 Interdisciplinary Studies.

Jeremy Sauve: Greenlane Women’s Institute Award, $150; The Review Bursary, $250; Excellence in 12 Physical Education.

Yan Schnell: Stephane Theoret Memorial Bursary, $500; Club Optimiste St. Eugene/Ste Anne Bursary, $400.

Beth Sevigny Ticknor: VCI Staff Bursary, $100: Brown’s Fine Food Services Inc. Bursary, $100; VCI Arts Award, $150.

Taylor Simard: Vankleek Hill Lions Club Memorial Bursary, $500; Excellence in 12 Extended University French.

Shadid Talukder: Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation, $250; Excellence in 12 Business Leadership; Ontario Principal’s Council Award; Principal’s Trophy and Centennial Bursary; Valedictorian Recognition Award.

Kevin Westcott: Excellence in 12 Ontario Literacy Course.

Dawson Willmott: Student Success Bursary, $100.


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