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Harding Road and Kenmount Road Campus Convocation 2012
Posted May 23, 2012
On May 17, 2012, Kenmount and Harding Road campuses students and staff attended Academy Canada’s Annual Convocation Ceremony at the Arts and Culture Centre in St. John’s. The auditorium was full with family, friends, guests, and 225 graduating students.
Ms. Anita Abbott, Kenmount Road Campus Principal, and Mr. Steve Browne, Harding Road Campus Principal, began with opening remarks and introduced several speakers including Mr. Carl Barrett, Head Office Representative, Mr. Craig Purdy, graduate guest speaker from the Construction/Industrial Electrician Program, and Ms. Ashley Smith, School Valedictorian.
Thank you for your inspiring and motivating words.
The President’s Award is Academy Canada’s highest honour awarded to one student from each campus reflecting the ideals we strive to instil in our graduates including leadership, professionalism, positive attitude, good overall average, and a willingness to participate in school and extra-curricular activities.
Staff members provide recommendations to Academy Canada President, Mr. Mike Barrett, who selects a recipient. A difficult decision to make as several students deserved this award.
Mr. Steve Browne presented this award to Ms. Annie Estabrooks, Harding Road Campus Construction/Industrial Electrician Student, and Ms. Anita Abbott presented the award to Ms. Judy Batten, Kenmount Road Campus Massage Therapy Student.
Congratulations to both recipients.
Ms. Anita Abbott presented the following Program Awards:
Memorial Program Awards and Diploma Presentations
Mr. Steve Browne presented the Memorial Program Awards.
Following the program awards, Ms. Judy Shields and Ms. Heather Nugent, Kenmount and Harding Road Campus Registrars respectively, presented diplomas to our graduating students.
Outstanding Instructor Awards
Neil Bolt, Kenmount Road Campus Vice Principal, and Gayle Elliott, Harding Road Campus Vice Principal, presented the Graham Blundon Outstanding Instructor award.
This is awarded to an instructor exemplifying leadership, compassion, student and school involvement, and extra-curricular commitment.
An instructor from each campus is presenting this award based on student recommendations.
Jill Porter, Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist Instructor, and Patsy Chesney, Animal Grooming Instructor, are the Kenmount Road and Harding Road Campus "Outstanding Instructor" award winners respectfully.
"Year In Review" Presentation
Following the awards presentation, our audience enjoyed a “Year in Review” picture presentation featuring students and staff pictures from both campuses during various events at the Kenmount and Harding Road Campuses throughout the year.
Thank you to Judy Shields and Steve Sutton for putting together this excellent slideshow which everyone appreciated.
Congratulations to our 2012 Graduates. You did it!