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The Governor General’s Award was presented to Connor Morse, highest academic average, during the West Kings graduation. - Submitted

Over half a million in awards were handed out at West Kings District High School during the June 27 graduation ceremony.

Award winners included: 

• Lynn Hines Memorial Award in French – Hunter MacDougall

• A.G.MacDonald Science Award – Connor Morse  

• A.G. MacDonald Memorial Trophy – Cheyenne Bezanson  

• Robert C. Swim Memorial Award of $200. – Taylor Callan

• Maxine Lonergan Memorial Bursary of $100 – Nichlas McGinnis-Morton

• Paul Bethune Memorial Award of $1,000 – Connor Morse  

• Frank C. Bezanson Memorial of $500 – Heather Burke 

• Mitchell Award –Marissa MacNeill  

• Earle Spicer Scholarship of $70 – Elizabeth Furniss  

• Arthur G. Lyons Bursary of $120 – Reagan Lonergan

• John Chute Memorial Award of $75 – Reagan Lonergan 

• Allie Pierce Memorial Award of $250 – Connor Morse 

• AVRSB Board Member Scholarship in memory of Terrie Spinney of $300. – Hunter MacDougall

• Duane Brazil Memorial Award of $500 – Marissa MacNeill

•  Joan Elizabeth Harding-Spinney Memorial Award of $1,000 – Trevor Atwater

• Roy and Daisy Memorial Award of $350 – Connor Morse

• David Morse Memorial Awards of $500 each – Corey O’Brien, Brian Burke, Connor Morse, Nicole Abriel

• Student Memorial Bursary of $200 each: Alisha Balsor, Adrian Andrews

• AVRSB RCH Scholarship of $500 – Nicole Abriel

• Faculty Award – Connor Morse

• Grad of the Year- Courtenay Parsons

• Weber Cups – Connor Morse, Elizabeth Nichols

• Queen Elizabeth II Medal – Connor Morse

• Governor General's Academic Medal – Connor Morse.

 

Bursary winners include:

• The Harvey Studios Bursary of $400 – Liam Dee

• Aylesford Lions Club three $1,000 bursaries – Trevor Atwater, Xiao-Li Leppard, Kelsey Keddy  

• Scotiabank $500 bursary – Morgan Visseer-Lathem

• Kingston Legion Terry Bloom Bursary of $1,000. – Sarah Perrault

• Kingston Legion Alvin H. Foster Bursary of $1,000 – Nicole Abriel

• N.S./Nunavut Command Jack Moore Memorial bursary of $500 – Brianne Saunders 

• Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 69 $2,000 bursary - Brianne Saunders 

• Berwick Lions $500 bursary – Elizabeth Furniss

• Berwick Lionettes $250 bursary – Brianne Saunders

• Kingston Lions Club three $700 bursaries – Taylor Callan, Morgan McAloney, Connor Morse

• Earle Peters Award of $500. – Nicole Abriel   

• Campaign for Kids two $1,000 bursaries –  Hunter MacDougall, Samantha Hicks  

• Theatre Production Legacy Award of $500 – Merissa MacNeil

• Municipality of Kings County Award of $1,000. – Trevor Atwater

• Kings Local NSTU Scholarship of $1,000 - Tessa Leonard

• Kings Local NSTU two $400 bursaries – Kelsey Keddy, Jessica Metcalfe

• N.S. Equestrian Federation Bursary of $500 – Christina Backhouse;  

• Berwick Foodland Cares three bursaries of $200 – Brian Burke, Logan LeBlanc, Samantha Carlson

• Weston Women’s Institute Bursary of $400 – Amy Litsas

• Morristown Community Club Bursary of $500 – Evan Tupper

• Kinsmen Club of  Mid-Annapolis Valley $350 bursary – Sarah Perrault

• N.S. Freemason’s Markland Lodge No. 99, Kingston, two $500 scholarships – Brad Boone, Morgan Visser-Lathem 

• N.S. Harmony Lodge 52, two memorial bursaries of $500 – Trevor Atwater, Kelsey Keddy

• Greenwood Health Auxiliary bursary of $1,000 – Katelyn Murphy 

• Royal Bank of Canada Foundation of $1,000 – Heather Burke

• West Kings Student Council Bursary of $500 – Connor Morse

• DykeView Farms bursary of $1,000 – Connor Morse

• Knights of Columbus Kentville/Berwick bursary of $500 – Reagann Lonergan

• Michelin $2,000 bursary –Kelsey Ogilvie

• CPF Valley French Immerson Graduate Bursary of $200 – Courtney Parsons

• Rhetta Morse Memorial Ringette Bursary of $500 – Elizabeth Nichols

• RNS Graduate Award of $250 – Elizabeth Nichols

• Mimi’s Pizza two bursaries of $250 each – Katelyn Murphy, Amy Litsas;

 

The following university scholarships were awarded:

Acadia

• Courtney Parsons - $2,600

• Tessa Leonard - $2,600

• Amy Litsas - $5,750

• Elizabeth Nichols - $6,950

• Trevor Atwater - $6,950

• Samantha Hicks - $9,000

• Kelsey Ogilvie - $21,760

Dalhousie

• Brianne Saunders - $750.

• Rachel Johnston - $750.

• Arda Cengiz - $750.

• Morgan McAloney - $3,000 entrance and $2,500 Catherine Norman Spavold

Nova Scotia Community College

• Brian MacDonald - $3,040

St. Francis Xavier

• Natalie Burns - $12,000

• Merissa MacNeill – Harrison McCain Scholarship $4,000 per year over four years for a total of $16,000

A. Alcorn Munro:

• Taylor Callan - $1,500

University of New Brunswick:

• Renee Doucet - $300 John A.H. Duffle Memorial and $350 Colby H. & Bessie J. Jones award

Saint Mary’s University

Katyly Mae Brittain – scholarship of $500 first year and $1,000 for three years

University of Michigan, U.S.A.

• Elizabeth Furniss - Presidential Academic Scholarship of $18,000 per year over four years; Athletic Scholarship Women’s Golf Team of $14,000 per year over four years; Out of State Scholarship Essay Competition $1000 per year over four years. Total value equivalent to $142,000 Canadian

Saint Mary’s University

• Noah Matthews – scholarship $500 first year; $1,000 per year for additional three years.

Crandall University

• Jesse Rowe – President’s Scholarship of $3,000 per year for three years;  International Brotherhood of Boilermakers scholarship of $1,000.

NS Eastlink Major Midget Hockey League scholarship

• Alexander Rawding – Donald A.B. Bursary of $1,000.

4-H Scholarships:

• Connor Morse - Larry Milton Campbell Memorial 4-H scholarship of $2,500; George MacNeil 4H Scholarship $1,000; One of Ram Canada’s 100 scholarships for 100 years of 4-H in Canada - $1,000

Continuing Education Officer Training Plan Scholarship

• Frederic Roy, Air Environment Affiliated Degree at Seneca College, given to an  accepted applicant for pilot in the Royal Canadian Air Force over four years, value in excess of $250,000.

Organizations: Nova Scotia Community College, Seneca College, West Kings District High School Scotiabank Royal Canadian Legion N.S. Equestrian Federation Institute Bursary Kinsmen Club Royal Bank of Canada Foundation Kings Student Council University of Michigan Crandall University Canadian Air Force

Geographic location: Nunavut, Weston Women, Morristown Community Mid-Annapolis Valley Saint Mary New Brunswick Canada

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