Champlain Regional College Lennoxville – Graduation and Awards Ceremony
Champlain Lennoxville presented several prestigious awards to students from throughout the Townships and beyond as well as certificates to more than 150 members of the class of 2012 at the Graduation and Awards Ceremony on Friday evening. The two top awards, the Governor General’s Medal and Board of Governors’ Award for highest academic achievement, were presented to Madhiha Taseen. A native of Lennoxville, Ms. Taseen graduated from Alexander Galt Regional High School and completed her college diploma in Social Science and will pursue her studies in Business at Bishop’s University in the fall. She was also Vice-President Academic for the Champlain Students’ Association. The Royal Bank Award was presented to valedictorian Patrick Wang, the graduating student with the second highest average, by Lennoxville branch bank manager Louise Mathieu. Mr. Wang, who attended Alexander Galt, received his diploma in Health Science from the College and had served as the President of the Champlain Students’ Association during his final year of studies. He was also awarded the Richard Beger Memorial Award in recognition of both academic excellence and outstanding involvement in extra-curricular activities. The Champlain Student Association Merit Award is peer-selected and annually awarded to a student who has contributed significantly to the development of student life through extra-curricular activities. This year›s winner was James Lamarre, who served as Vice-President Internal of the Students’ Association and has been heavily involved in a number of organizations and activities since beginning studies at the College. «We are very proud of all of our graduates and their accomplishments both within and outside of the classroom,» explained Paul Kaeser, Director of Champlain-Lennoxville. «The graduation and awards ceremony is an opportunity to formally recognize and congratulate our students on their successes.» Additionally, the following major awards were presented to these graduating students: Livia Simard, Séminaire Salesian, Christian Jaouich, Séminaire de
Sherbrooke and Rebecca MacMillan, Alexander Galt Regional High School Jessica Logan, Richmond Regional High School Emma Canning, Alexander Galt Regional High School Alexia Lévesque-Coulombe, École Sécondaire
Mitchell Montcalm Jessica Logan, Richmond Regional High School Kristy Bockus, Massey Vanier Regional High School Benjamin Martin, Polyvalente La Ruche Graduating students receiving the Program Achievement Award for the highest academic average in Champlain’s pre-university programs were as follows: Patrick Wang Mathias Michaud
Samuel Longchamps Madhiha Taseen Allesia Rocha Mélissa Hamel-Baz Emma Canning Livia Simard Program Achievement awards for the highest academic average were received by the following graduates of Champlain’s technical programs: Anne-Marie Tear Alex Cline Bruce Dallaire The annual Teacher-of-the-Year award, selected by the student population of the College, was awarded to history professor Jim Slocombe.