West Kings celebrates graduates

Published on July 13, 2014

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

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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.