Thursday, June 8, 2017

Blackville School Recognition Day 2017

The middle and high school students, coaches, teachers, parents, and other family members gathered in the gym for a presentation of awards for academics, athletics, and extracurricular activities on the morning of June 5. Ryley Hallihan and Lauren Vickers, the grad executives, served as this year's Masters of Ceremonies.
 Jensen Urquhart and Jesse Frenette
Jensen Urquhart (grade 12) and Jesse Frenette (grade 11) were awarded the Outstanding Female and Male in Academic and Extracurricular Activities, respectively.

Kailey Donovan (grade 12) was awarded the Fenton Sturgeon Memorial Award. The award is presented to a grade 12 student who has been participating in sports through all four years of high school, while special consideration is given to students who have volunteered their time to coach younger athletes outside of school hours.

High School Female and Male Athlete of the Year were awarded to Abby Donovan (grade 11) and Daniel Richard (grade 11).

Daniel Richard and Abby Donovan
Middle School Female and Male Athlete of the Year were awarded to Andrea Lynch (grade 8) and Keaton Walls (grade 8).

Daniel Richard (grade 11) was also awarded the Kathy McCormack Award, which recognizes athletes who are outstanding school ambassadors.

Cameron Hambrook (grade 12) was awarded the School Spirit Award, which is awarded to a student who shows an outstanding example of school spirit.

Riley Keenan (grade 12) and Kailey Donovan (grade 12) were awarded an athletic letter, a new award this year, given to students who have accumulated a total of twelve points during their time in high school. One point is awarded for every varsity sport the student has been a part of, with extra points being awarded for things like being captain and winning a regional or provincial title. 

For more pictures from the recognition day, click here

Article by Veronica Pond and Paulina Sturgeon
Photos by Jules Keenan and Ms. Trudy Underhill