Chiaki Yamamoto

Seven Summits Centre for Learning celebrates 2016 grads

The Seven Summits Centre for Learning held its Celebration and Graduation Ceremony at Red Mountain Resort on Thursday.

Rossland’s learners celebrated the end of the school year and graduation on Thursday night.

The Seven Summits Centre for Learning held its Celebration and Graduation Ceremony at Red Mountain Resort, graduating six learners and celebrating the accomplishments of all the youth at the centre.

The evening began with dinner, followed by a ceremony where learners were awarded and acknowledged not only for their academic achievement and improvement, but for their involvement in the community.

Councillor Andrew Zwicker was the guest speaker, addressing the graduates and all those assembled. He encouraged them to do more good instead of less bad, focusing his talk on environmentalism and entrepreneurship.

Each graduate was presented at the ceremony, with a mentor from the centre reading out a letter from the graduates family and sharing their own memories of the graduate’s time at Seven Summits.

Awards for Academic Excellence

Grade 8: Sylvie Bedard

Grade 9: Natasha Robine

Grade 10: Remi Drolet and Rhiana Scott

Grade 11: Bronwyn Moore

Grade 12: Sage Robine

Active Participation Award

Grades 8-9: Yasmin Evans

Grades 10-12: Caelum Scott and Sophie Wardy

Learner Evolution Award

Grade 8-9: Sam Finke

Grade 10 12: Hayden Butler and Hailey Revolone-Mann

Personal Achievements Award: Robbie Turnbull, Remi Drolet and Rachel Aiken

Community Involvement Award: Bronwyn Moore and Aven Cosbey, for performing over 300 hours of community service

Seven Summits Award of Distinction: Sage Robine

Scholarships

Royal Canadian Legion: Sage Robine

Rossland Golden City Lions Club Scholarship: Chiaki Yamamoto

Alpine Grind Bursary: Hailey Revolone-Mann

Vision for Small Schools Society Bursary: Tara Obma

City of Rossland Scholarship: Devin Knox

Queens University Chancellor’s Scholarship: Rachel Aiken

Conseil Scolaire Francophone Scholarship: Sage Robine

Double Dogwood Scholarship: Sage Robine

 

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