NDDHS celebrates students of excellence during annual Junior Achievement Awards, Nov. 12

Above, (Left) North Dundas District High School in the fall of 2018. Smith photo, Nation Valley News. (Right) Three photos taken during the Jr. Achievement Awards yesterday. Courtesy photos

Junior Achievement Awards 

Grade 9 Honours

Announced by Mrs. Hall and presented by Mrs. Onstein, the following students earned an average of 80 percent or more in their Grade 9 program: Kaelyn Barkley, Katie Brousseau, Olin Cave, Grace Ciavaglia, Ethan Cook, Taryn Cooper, Jaymee Cranham, Justin Don, Christie Douglas, Olivia Finlay, Alix Giles, Margot Guy, Amber Harper, Esther Hutchinson, Haylee Irven, Delaney Johnston, Erich Koch, Jason Larmour, Katie Lefebvre, Reise Marriner, Cierra Pappin, Matthew Pereira, Emily Scheepers, Amanda Shay, Megan Thompson, Ethan Van Lanen, Maika Van Stralen, Carly Walker, Ashley Wasylko Fletcher, Ewan Wilson and Jamie Wilson.

Grade 10 Honours

Announced by Mrs. Williams and presented by Mr. Reaney, The following students earned an average of 80 percent or more in their Grade 10 program: Britney Barkley, Curtis Bell, Leila Bennett, Kendra Bueley, Mackayla Clark, April Constapel, Maddi Crober, James Drynan, Hailey Dubue, Alayna Gaudette, Dawson Givan, Kelly Grotenhuis, Delaney Halpenny, Kennedy Handler, Madison Hart, Logan Henderson, Austin Hutchinson, Amy Klamn, Ella McNaughton, Carley Milne-Servage, Bethany Moss-Nafekh, Chloe Nagerl, Fabienne Puenter, Brooke Richards, Owen Richardson, Olivia Salmon, Justin Schoenfeld, Cam Sherrer, Kayla Sherrer, Aaron Skuce, Dylan Smith, Brandon Toll, Katy Van Schyndel and Mitchel Walker.

Grade 11 honours

Announced by Mrs. Onstein and presented by Mrs. Hall, the following students earned an average of 80 percent or more in their Grade 11 program: Dylan Barkley, Jessica Barkley, Curtis Beattie, Nicholas Brugmans, Grace Cave, Cameron Cotnam, Abby Geertsma, Jacob Holmes, Zachary Jacques, lan Koch, Bradley Larmour, Jamie MacFarlane, Zane Mark, Bradley McLean, Amy Proulx, Matthew Roach, Abbie Scheepers, Jacob Sinclair, Shaye Vanden Bosch, Dylan Wattie, Erin Weegar, Ashley Wheeler, Jared Wicks, Peter Xidias, Abby Zersch and Chloe Ziegler.

Above, NDDHS Alumnus Shelby Allison gives speech as Guest Speaker. Courtesy photo

Arts Awards

Presented by Mrs. Onstein and Ms. McDonell, the Arts Department recognizes the students in Grades 9, 10 and 11 who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to Art and Drama and a commitment to excellence: Grade 9 NAC (English) Carly Walker; Grade 9 NAC (French) Olin Cave and Jamie Wilson;  Grade 10 Art, Alayna Gaudette; Grade 10 Drama, Britney Barkley; Grade 11 Art, Jamie MacFarlane; Grade 11 Drama, Zane Mark.

Business Studies Award

Presented by Mrs. Onstein and Ms. McDonell, the Business Department recognizes the student who combined academic excellence and achievement in his/her Business course: Grade 11 Accounting (University), Matthew Roach.

Canadian and World Studies Awards

Presented by Mr. Reaney and Ms. Richmire, the Canadian and World Studies Awards recognize the highest achiever in each program:

Grade 9 Canadian Geography (Academic), Carly Walker; Canadian Geography (Applied) Deanna Madore; Grade 10 Canadian History (English) Austin Hutchinson and Amy Klamn; Canadian History (French) Olivia Salmon; Civics (English) Leila Bennett and Cam Sherrer; Civics (French) Maddi Crober and Olivia Salmon; Grade 11 Forces of Nature, Grace Cave.

Cooperative Education Award

Presented by Mrs. Williams and Ms. Durant, the Cooperative Education Award  recognizes the student in the Grade 11 co-op program who demonstrated exceptional results in all areas of the program: Presented to Jacob Holmes.

Design and Technology Award

Presented by Mrs. Williams and Ms. Durant, the Design and Technology Award recognizes a deserving Grade 11 student who realized his/her potential in the area of Graphic Design: Presented to Erin Tierney.

English Awards

Presented by Mr. Reaney and Shelby Allison, the English Department recognizes students in Grades 9, 10 and 11 who demonstrated outstanding achievement in their respective programs: Grade 9 Academic, Ethan Cook and Esther Hutchinson; Grade 9 Applied, Justin Don; Grade 9 Essentials, Anthony Weegar; Grade 10 Academic, Maddi Crober and Carley Milne-Servage; Grade 10 Applied, Britney Barkley and Kelly Grotenhuis; Grade 10 Essentials, Justin Parman; Grade 11 University Preparation, Jessica Barkley; Grade 11 College Preparation, Abby Zersch, Grade 11 College Workplace, Taylor Bazinet.

Olivia Salmon received the Empey Trust Award of $58.20 — presented to the student with the highest average in Grades 9, 10 and 11 English.

French Awards

Presented by Mrs. Williams and Mr. Bougie, the French Department recognizes students in each program who demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and interest in the area of second language learning. Grade 9 Immersion, Jamie Wilson; Core (Academic), Kaelyn Barkley; Core (Applied), Stephanie Proulx; Grade 10 Immersion, Olivia Salmon; Core, Kayla Sherrer; Grade 11 Extended, Jessica Barkley; Core, Dylan Wattie.

Math awards

Presented by Mrs. Hall and Mrs. Williams, the Math Department recognizes students who demonstrated dedication, academic excellence and the effort required to achieve success in their math program. Grade 9 Academic, Jamie Wilson; Applied, Deanna Madore; Essentials, Anthony Weegar; Grade 10 Academic, Delaney Halpenny and Carley Milne-Servage; Applied, Logan Henderson and Tyler Levesque; Essentials, Justin Parman; Grade 11 University Preparation, Cameron Cotnam; College Preparation, Bradley Larmour and Jacob Sinclair; Workplace Preparation, Ashlee Ferland. 

Physical Education Awards

Presented by Mrs. Williams and Mrs. Hall, the Physical Education Department recognizes students in Grades 9, 10 and 11 who demonstrated outstanding achievement in the active living, healthy living, and active participation components of the Physical Education Program. Grade 9, Female —Delaney Johnston, Male — Adam Barkley; Grade 10, Female — Alayna Gaudette and Katy Van Schyndel, Male — Liam Antille; Grade 11, Female — Jessica Barkley, Male — Cameron Cotnam. 

Science Awards

Presented by Mrs. Onstein and Ms. Richmire.

The Science Department recognizes students who demonstrated the greatest interest, achievement and commitment to their Science program.

Grade 9 Academic, Jamie Wilson; Applied, Justin Don; Essentials, Anthony Weegar; Academic, Kendra Bueley; Applied, Austin Hutchinson; Essentials, Justin Parman; Chemistry, Matthew Roach; Grade 11 Biology (University), Jessica Barkley and Matthew Roach; Grade 11 Biology (College), Abby Zersch, Grade 11 Physics, Jessica Barkley.

Social Sciences and Humanities

Presented by Mrs. Onstein and Ms. Richmire.

The Social Sciences and Humanities Department recognizes students in Grades 9, 10 and 11 who demonstrated outstanding achievement in their respective programs.

Food and Nutrition (English), Britney Barkley; Intro to Anthro/Psych/Soc (University), Erin Tierney; Intro to Anthro/Psych/Soc (College), Abby Zersch.

Student Services: Guidance Awards

Presented by Mrs. Hall and Ms. McDonell.

The Student Services Department recognizes students who demonstrated a high level of achievement in meeting the expectations of the portfolio and the final research project. English, Cam Sherrer; French, Maddi Crober and Olivia Salmon.

The GPP Leadership and Peer Support Award recognizes a student for outstanding their achievement in the practical application of leadership and peer support skills. Presented to Ashley Wheeler.

The LEO’S Award of $100.00 is presented to an outstanding Grade 9, 10 or 11 student who combines leadership with volunteerism. Presented by Ben Weber to Ashley Wheeler.

The Alyse Cronin Memorial award is presented to a student, who through his or her efforts at school and in the community, has demonstrated care and compassion for others, and has used these traits in his or her efforts to improve the lives of others. This award will be presented by Heather Cronin. This award includes a plaque to remain on display at the school and a bursary of $150.00. Presented to Grace Ringer.

Above, NDDHS Special Award winners. Courtesy photo

Technology Awards

Presented by Mrs. Onstein and Mr. Bougie.

The Technology Awards are presented to the student who has demonstrated great skills, a positive attitude, excellent work habits and initiative in their technology class.

Grade 9 Exploring Technology (English) Tyler Snelson; Exploring Technology (French), Emily Scheepers; Grade 10 Transportation Technology, Kennedy Handler; Construction Technology, Kelly Grotenhuis; Manufacturing Technology, Justin Schoenfeld; Transportation Technology, Chris Cotton; Grade 11 Construction Technology, Ashley Wheeler; Manufacturing Technology, James Drynan.

The Technology Excellence Award is presented to the student who has demonstrated a strong commitment and involvement in all three major technology areas: Construction, Manufacturing, and Transportation. Presented to James Drynan.

Student Success Awards

Presented by Mrs. Hall and Mrs. Onstein.

The Student Success Team sponsors three awards, presented to the students in Grades 9, 10 and 11 who demonstrated improvement in their academic endeavours through perseverance, dedication and commitment.

Grade 9, Ethan Cook; Grade 10, Mackenzie Moisan; Grade 11, Seth Christoffersen

Outstanding Achievement Awards

Presented by Mr. Bartsch and Shelby Allison.

The Achievement Awards are presented to an outstanding Grade 9, 10, and 11 students who have demonstrated high academic achievement, co-curricular participation, leadership ability and community involvement.

Presented to: Grade 9, Delaney Johnston; Grade 10, Carley Milne-Servage; Grade 11, Ashley Wheeler.

North Dundas District High School Medals

Presented by Mrs. Grandy and Mr. Bartsch.

North Dundas District High School Medals are awarded to the students who attained the highest academic standing in their respective programs.

Above, NDDHS Gold and Silver medal winners. Courtesy photo

Grade 9 Academic Gold, Jamie Wilson; Silver, Alix Giles; Applied Gold, Justin Don; Silver, Maika Van Stralen; Grade 9 Essentials Gold, Anthony Weegar; Silver, Julian Terry. Grade 10 Academic Gold, Olivia Salmon, Silver, Maddi Crober. Grade 10 Applied Gold, Britney Barkley; Silver, Austin Hutchinson; Grade 10 Essentials Gold, Justin Parman; Silver, Taylor Markell; Grade 11 University Gold, Jessica Barkley; Silver, Matthew Roach; Grade 11 College Gold, Abby Geertsma; Silver, Jacob Holmes; Grade 11 Workplace Gold, Taylor Bazinet; Silver, Josh Miller.

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