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Corner Brook Campus “Convocation 2018”

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On June 8, 2018, Corner Brook Campus students and staff attended their annual convocation at the Corner Brook Arts and Culture Centre in Corner Brook. The studio was brimming with excitement, from family, friends, honoured guests, and the 102 graduating students in attendance.

Ms. Mindy Finlay, vice-principal, and Mr. Colin Burridge, principal, began with introduction and opening remarks. Mr. Carl Barrett, Director of Operations, delivered greetings from Head Office. Mr. Eddie Joyce, Humber – Bay of Islands MHA, and Mr. Krys Kavanagh, Class Valedictorian, both addressed the Convocation with their inspirational and congratulatory messages.

Ms. Rose Hatcher, Registrar, presented graduates with their diplomas, with each instructor providing assistance.

Valedictorian 2018 - Academy Canada

Krys Kavanagh, Corner Brook Campus “Convocation 2018” Valedictorian.

President’s Award

The President’s Award is bestowed to one individual who displays the values that Academy Canada encourages in all students. These values include good academic standing, leadership, professionalism, a positive attitude and a strong sense of school spirit.

Individuals for this award are nominated by their instructors through a written submission to the Academy Canada’s President, Mr. Michael Barrett. A thorough evaluation is completed and a selection is made.

Mr. Colin Burridge, Principal, presented this award to Kelsey Payne, Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist Student.

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Kelsey Payne, 2018 President’s Award recipient.

Program Winners

Adult Basic EducationShelley Gillis
Business AdministrationKrys Kavanagh
Carpenter (Entry)Bradley Samms
Construction/Industrial Electrician (Entry)Douglas White
CriminologyCrystal Glode Webb
Hairstylist (Entry)Deborah LeDrew
Home Support Worker/Personal Care AttendantPatti Penney
Medical Device ReprocessingDenis Morin
Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Entry)Brandon Dove
Nail TechnicianCaroline Dove
Occupational Health and SafetyCandida Ropson
Office Administration (General Studies)Juanita Reid
Office Administration TechnologyTammy Bennett
Veterinary Assistant/ReceptionistHannah LeTemplier
Welder (Entry)Amanda Campbell

Corner Brook Campus Program Award Winners - Academy Canada

Corner Brook Campus “Convocation 2018” Program Award winners.

Front row (left to right): Kelsey Payne, President’s Award recipient; Hannah LeTemplier, Program Award, Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist; Juanita Reid, Program Award, Office Administration General; Amanda Campbell, Program Award, Welder; Candida Ropson, Program Award, Occupational Health and Safety; Shelley Gillis, Program Award, Adult Basic Education.

Back row (left to right): Douglas White, Program Award, Construction/Industrial Electrician; Deborah LeDrew, Program Award, Hairstyling; Tammy Bennett, Program Award, Office Administration Technology; Crystal Glode-Webb, Program Award, Criminology; Patti Penney, Program Award, Home Support Worker/Personal Care Attendant; Krys Kavanagh, Program Award, Business Administration and Valedictorian.

Graham Blundon Outstanding Instructor Award

The Graham Blundon Outstanding Instructor Award is presented in memory of Graham Blundon – a great friend, teacher, mentor and supporter of Academy Canada. This award recognizes the exceptional commitment of the instructors who strive to ensure the success of their students. The recipient of this award demonstrates a tireless dedication to lifelong learning and an unwavering loyalty to continuous improvement of themselves and their students.

An instructor is chosen based on student recommendations to Campus Administration.

Ms. Mindy Finlay, Vice Principal, presented the Graham Blundon Outstanding Instructor Award, to this year’s recipient, Sandra Gillespie, Business Administration Instructor.

Outstanding Instructor Award - Academy Canada

Ms. Mindy Finlay, Corner Brook Campus Vice Principal, presented the Graham Blundon Outstanding Instructor Award to Ms. Sandra Gillespie, Business Administration Instructor.

Congratulations Graduates

Congratulations to all graduates and award recipients of this year’s annual convocation ceremony!

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