Honouring its best
Bacclaieu Collegiate hands out student awards
Baccalieu Collegiate in Old Perlican recognized some of its best and brightest last week during its annual awards night.
On Oct. 18, the school gave out nearly $9,000 to students from Grade 7 to Level III. The school welcomes students from Winterton, Trinity Bay, to Ochre Pit Cove, on the north shore of Conception Bay.
Old Perlican’s Rebecca Tizzard was the big winner. She was awarded the prestigious Governor General’s Award as the top student in Level III, along with a score of other awards. She also received an electoral scholarship from the Bay de Verde district valued at $1,000.
“It was a complete surprise,” she told The Compass last week. “I was really excited and really proud.”
In all, Rebecca took home a basket full of awards, totaling some $2,500.
She is the daughter of Wendy and Roger Tizzard.
Rebecca described her time at Baccalieu as “incredible.”
Rebecca is in her first year of nursing studies at Memorial University. Once she has obtained a degree in nursing, Rebecca plans on applying to medical school.
The following is a breakdown of award winners:
• Rebecca Tizzard — Governor General Awards; Wesley & Daisy Memorial Award; Oscar Squires Memorial Award; Mercedes Johnson Sellars Memorial Award; Retired Teachers Award; Roy Tiller Memorial Award; 1st place English 3201; 1st place Chemistry 3202; 1st place Math 3205; Outstanding student Level III; 1st place Level III;
• Quentin Holbert —Wesley & Daisy Memorial Award; Oscar Squires Memorial Award; Workplace Safety Award; Jamie Doyle Memorial Award; 2nd place Level III;
• Chantae Garland — Maurice J. Quinlan Memorial Award; Reg Button Memorial Award; 1st place Physics 3204; 3rd place Level III;
• Katie Keats — Royal Bank Scholarship; Overall Contribution to the School; Humanities Award Sr.; Award of Distinction Level III;
• Tyler Coish — Patrick Quinlan Award; Reg Button Memorial Award; Corey Eddy Memorial Award; Patrick F. Noonan Memorial Award; senior high male athlete of the year;
• Sarah Montgomery — Joy Button Memorial Award; Roy Tiller Memorial Award; senior high female athlete of the year.
Baccalieu Collegiate graduates Rebecca Tizzard (left) and Chantae Garland were recognized for their academic achievements at the school’s annual award night on Oct. 18. Tizzard captured the Governor General’s Award and was named the top student in Level III, while Garland finished third in Level III.