Edith Cavell Prize

Kagan Akiyama

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Established in 1919 by the late Robert S. Lowe, given to a female student on a vote by the graduating class, recognizing a student whose generous nature sense of responsibility, and overall strength of character earn her the deepest respect of her peers.

Jack Cornwell Prize

Paul Ipe

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Established in 1925 by the Honourable W. A. Black. It is awarded to a male student on a vote by the graduating class, recognizing a student whose generous nature, sense of responsibility, and overall strength of character earn him the deepest respect of his peers.

Governor-General's Medal

Samuel Hawkins
Graduating Student 2019-2020

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This medal was established in 1873 to encourage academic excellence across the nation. Over the years, it has become the most prestigious award that students in Canadian schools can receive. The medal is awarded to the graduating student who achieves the highest academic results, ranking first when all grade 11 and grade 12 subjects are averaged.

At the graduation ceremony this award is traditionally presented to the award winner from the previous graduating year due to marks being finalized.

Queen Elizabeth II Medal

Matt Mahon

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Awarded to the graduating student who has demonstrated superior academic achievement in Grade 10,11,12 and has maintained an outstanding record in all aspects of school and community involvement.

Wade Smith Award

Tamara Odongo and Mahdi Abukar

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Awarded to a graduating student who has shown academic growth and perseverance, a commitment to leadership in school and community, and a devotion to the core values/beliefs of the Citadel High School family.

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NSSAF Exemplary Participant Award

Laughlan McDonough

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Each year, the Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation (NSSAF) holds a celebration of school sport to celebrate participation, fair play and service to school sport. Each school has the opportunity to select a female and male student-athlete who exemplify the qualities the NSSAF strives to develop through participation in school sport. They are true examples of good sportsmanship, they demonstrate respect for others, and they are our “best” students.

Congratulations to this year’s recipients Laughlan McDonough & Maxie Grant!

Maxie Grant

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Athlete of the Year

Alexis Lorette

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This award is given to grade 12 student athletes who have excelled in multiple sports. While competing in their respective sport they have demonstrated commitment to team, team leadership and are a positive role model for other team members.

Congratulations to this year’s recipients Alexis Lorette and Cherokee Robinson.

Cherokee Robinson

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Scholastic Athlete of the Year

Matt Mahon

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This award is given to grade 12 student athletes who have combined a high level of academic achievement with a high level of athletic involvement.

Congratulations to this year’s recipients Matt Mahon and Grace El-Hawary

Grace El-Hawary

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Sportsmanship Award

Erica Nicholson

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Jenna Flemming

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This award is given to grade 12 student athletes who have demonstrated the qualities of good sportsmanship while competing at a high level in their respective sports. Among these qualities are respect to teammates, coaches, officials and opponents, as well as respecting the rules of fair play.

Congratulations to this year’s recipients Erica Nicholson, Jenna Flemming & James Lawley.

James Lawley

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Leadership Award

Ben Childs

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This award is given to grade 12 student athletes who have shown dedication to their team, team leadership, community leadership, and are positive role models for other team members.

Congratulations to Ben Childs & Kendra Gannon

Kendra Gannon

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