Back row left to right: Teryn Smith, Sam Glenn, Jenna Ackerman, Delaini Gillett, Casey Belway, Robin Phillips, Reed Sparrow, Jacob Berdahl                                Front row left to right: Virnise Castro, Madison Smith, Annika McAlpine, Courtney Cowan, Rachelle Phillips, Emily Moos, Sydney Meyers

Back row left to right: Teryn Smith, Sam Glenn, Jenna Ackerman, Delaini Gillett, Casey Belway, Robin Phillips, Reed Sparrow, Jacob Berdahl Front row left to right: Virnise Castro, Madison Smith, Annika McAlpine, Courtney Cowan, Rachelle Phillips, Emily Moos, Sydney Meyers

High school celebrates high achievers

Eckville Jr. Sr. Highschool held their annual Celebration of Excellence Sept. 22

Eckville Jr. Sr. High School held their annual Celebration of Excellence on Sept. 22, giving out awards and scholarships to high performing students.

Many of the awards are sponsored by businesses and organizations in the community with one sponsored by the family of former student, Jennifer Gomes – Kananen who passed away in 2014 during an epileptic episode.

The list of the top academic ACES awards is as follows:

Eckville Coop Awards – Jenna Ackerman

WPW Inc. Schollarship ($250) – Tyson Dyrland

Bower Dental Centre Award ($100) – Kaden Judson

Ed Olsen Math Award ($100) – Tyson Dyrland

Lorna Tink English Award ($100) – Noah Law

Wolf Creek Board of Education Award ($300) – Samantha Glen

Wolf Creek Boards of Education CTS Award ($300) – Dathan Reimer

Aces Canteen Scholarship ($200) – Dathan Reimer

Wolf Creek ATA Scholarship ($400) – Robin Phillips

Eckford Trophy ($1000) – Noah Law

Sylvan Lake Rotary ($1000) – Jenna Ackerman, ($500) Robin Phillips and Noah Law

Valedictorian ($100) – Robin Phillips

Governor General ($100) – Robin Phillips

Jennifer Gomes – Kananen Memorial Scholarship ($1000) – Delaini Gillett

Stem Award (Eckville Lions Club) ($500) – Noah Law

360 Thinker Award (Eckville Lions CLub) ($500) – Keaghan Holub

Each student with top grades in their class received $100. For top grades in grade seven, the award was given to Claire Obst. Emily Moos received the award for the grade eight class. In the grade nine class, Madison Smith was given the award. For the grade ten class, Rachelle Phillips took home the award. Casey Belway received the award for grade ten. Robin Phillips won the award for the grade 12 class.

On the principal’s list were: Madison Smith, Annika McAlpine, Emily Moos, Rachelle Phillips, Claire Obst, Courney Cowan and Teryn Smith. Each award winner received $100.

Students who received honours on their Diploma exams were: Jenna Ackerman for social studies, Delaini Gillett for math, Virnise Castro for biology, Noah Law for chemistry, math and physics, and Austin Kalev for biology.

myra.nicks@eckvilleecho.com