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Corner Brook Campus – Convocation 2020-2022

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On October 21, 2022, Corner Brook Campus students, staff, and instructor attended Academy Canada’s Convocation Ceremony. This was the first ceremony since the COVID-19 pandemic, so it was a very exciting day. We had 93 graduates from 2019-2020, 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 attend.

Mr. Colin Burridge, Principal, began with the opening remarks and introduced Lisa Lovelady, Vice President Academic and Chief Operating Officer to bring greetings from the Board or Directors. Mr. Steve LeDrew, Vice-Principal, then introduced the Valedictorian, Hayley LeRoy, a Massage Therapy student.

Mrs. Gloria Stone, Records Coordinator, presented graduation scrolls to our graduating students and announced the Program Award winners. They are as follows;

Program Award Winners

Adult Basic EducationGail YoungLisa TallickVanessa Chapman
Business AdministrationBrenda VokeyTanya ParsonsSamantha Davis
CriminologyChloe LoweJean EllsworthMiranda Park
Esthetics and Spa Management with ElectrolysisAlicia DunneBrenda SpencerKristina Payne
Hairstylist AssistantMandy Simms
Home Support Worker/Personal Care AttendantAshley Small
Occupational Health and SafetyEmily TobinJoseph WhileHope Morris
Office Administration (General Studies)Rhonda ColeyRaeann Purcell
Office Administration TechnologyMelissa CurtisJanice FosterDeicha Murley
Personal Care AttendantNatalie BakerJeremy WheelerAlvina Jenkins
Veterinary Assistant/ReceptionistBrittany LessardMarlena SimmsKaelyn Mercer
Auto Body and Collision Technician (Pre-Employment)Heidi CrosbieIsaiah Rowsell
Carpenter (Pre-Employment)Chad BaileyChad TaylorNorman Brake
Hairstylist (Pre-Employment)Keisha CullihallTyla PittmanAlyssa Hynes
Sheet Metal Worker (Pre-Employment)Tyler Forsey
Welder (Pre-Employment)Matthew Young

Graham Blundon Outstanding Instructor Awards

This award is presented in memory of Graham Blundon – a great friend, teacher, mentor and supporter of Academy Canada.

It recognizes the exceptional commitment of the instructors who strive to ensure the success of their students.

This is awarded to an instructor exemplifying leadership, compassion, student and school involvement and extra- curricular commitment.

Mr. Steve LeDrew presented the Graham Blundon Outstanding Instructor award to the following recipients:

2019-2020 – Bev Sheppard – Related Course Instructor

2020-2021 – Shannon O’Keefe – Massage Therapy Instructor

2021-2022 – Tanya Power – Veterinary Assistant Instructor

President’s Award

The President’s Award is Academy Canada’s highest honour awarded to one student from each graduating year who reflects the ideals we strive to instil in our graduates including leadership, professionalism, positive attitude, good overall average and a willingness to participate in school activities.

Staff members provide recommendations to Academy Canada’s president, Mr. Mike Barrett, who selects a recipient.

A difficult decision to make as several students were deserving of this award.

Mr. Colin Burridge presented these awards to the following students:

2020 – Alicia Dunne – Esthetics and Spa Management with Electrolysis

2021 – Brenda Spencer – Esthetics and Spa Management with Electrolysis

2022 – Samantha Davis – Business Administration

Congratulations to our recipients!

Congratulations to our 2022, 2021, and 2022 graduates. You did it! We are so proud of each and everyone of you.

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