Area stu­dents win schol­ar­ships

The Compass - - SPORTS -

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.

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