Area students win scholarships
Scholarships valued at over $200,000 have been awarded to over 200 high school students from a c ro s s Newfoun d l a n d and Labrador, including 17 from the Trinity-Conception and Placentia regions.
Students from Baccalieu Collegiate in Old Perlican, Ascension Collegiate in Bay Roberts, Carbonear Collegiate, Crescent Collegiate in Blaketown and Laval High in Placentia were selected for either electoral district scholarships or Centenary for Responsible Government scholarships.
Ranging in value from $1,000 to $2,500, recipients were selected based upon the results of public examinations.
The highest valued scholarship is the Junior Jubilee Scholarship. Valued at $2,500, this year’s winner was Justin Drover of Holy Heart High in St. John’s.
The Constable W.C. Moss Scholarship is awarded to the son or daughter of a member of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary or the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (active, retired or deceased) who, other than the Junior Jubilee winner, received the highest marks in public exams. This year’s winner was James McDonald of Holy Trinit High in Torbay.
The following is a list of local students who received scholarships: Electoral District Scholarships: • Claire M. Newhook, Crescent Collegiate;
• Elizabeth Hicks, Carbonear Collegiate;
• Alana Loveys, Carbonear Collegiate;
• Kyle Peddle, Carbonear Collegiate;
• Katie Cranford, Ascension Col- legiate;
• Amy Barrett, Ascension Collegiate; • Devin Whelan, Laval High; • Jaclyn Hynes, Laval High; • Olivia Griffiths, Laval High; • Jennifer Tarrant, Ascension Collegiate,;
• Katharine Power, Ascension Collegiate;
• Danielle St. Croix, Ascension Collegiate;
• Rebecca Tizzard, Baccalieu Collegiate;
• Quentin Holbert, Baccalieu Collegiate; and
• Steven Rowe, Crescent Collegiate.
Centenary for Responsible Government Scholarships:
• Jessica Mercer, Ascension Collegiate; and
• Kristen Downey, Ascension Collegiate.