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Cremona School honours top students

Scholarship and special awards also presented to Cremona students
Mr. Hutcheon (left to right), Ms. Lapere, Owen Cameron winner of Governor General Medal as top academic, Mr. Korody at the Sept. 21 ceremony. Submitted photo

CREMONA - Some of Cremona School’s top students from the 2022-23 school year were honoured at the academic awards ceremony on Sept. 21.

Special award and scholarships were also presented. Grade 12 student Carmen Reid received the Premier’s Citizenship Award, and Grade 12 Owen Cameron on the Governor General Medal.

In all, more than 100 students from Grade 5 to Grade 12 were recognized.

Grade 5 Honour Roll:

Bella Hindes

Rilynn Holmberg

Anna Hrnic

Payton Lefaivre

Bryn Ricci


Grade 5 Honour Roll with Distinction:

Mackenzie Bellamy

Haven Edmond

Isaac Foat

Jordy Germain

Jack Hallett

Grace Kempster

Jadyn Lefebvre

Taya Lepp

Kade MacDonald

Leo Matz

Roman Reid

Ada Ryan

Daxton Williams


Grade 5 Cougar Pride (Citizenship): Ada Ryan


Grade 5 Leaping Learner - Taya Lepp


Grade 6 Honour Roll:

Nia Ferner

Eliana Jove

Ezra Fitch


Grade 6 Honour Roll with Distinction:

Adrian Anderson

Dylin Chapin

Cyera Dorosz

Kale Earle

Ryder Lefaivre

Cameron McKinnon

Bella Quigley

Jillian Reid

Ainsley Wiebe

Clara Savage

Ethan Lema

Nevelle Ireland

Brynlie Hogg

Austin Temple


Grade 6 Cougar Pride (Citizenship) - Cameron McKinnon


Grade 6 Leaping Learners - Jaxson Desjardins


Grade 7 Honour Roll:

Easton Drake

Jacob Foat

Bentley Quigley


Grade 7 Honour Roll with Distinction:

Kade Davidson

Claire Friesen

Micah Lefebvre

Evelyn Reid

Lynelle Reid

Jasper Gano

Tristan Wiebe


Grade 7 Cougar Pride (Citizenship) - Tristan Wiebe


Grade 7 Leaping Learner - Khloe Blain


Grade 8 Honour Roll:

Emmett Docherty

Mason Lindberg


Grade 8 Honour Roll with Distinction:

Chase Anderson

Everett Docherty

Katrina Friesen

Kami Heimbecker

Addi Lerbekmo-Joyes

Oliver McKinnon

Nathaniel McPike

Joel Reid

Alexa Whittaker


Grade 8 Cougar Pride (Citizenship) - Alex Fournier


Grade 8 Leaping Learner - Lilly Hill


Grade 9 Honour Roll:

Landon Graham

Reece Lefebvre

Tyler Lema

Sara Neufeld

Jonah Olfert Wiens

Sam Olfert Wiens

Justin Rathwell


Grade 9 Top Academic - Reece Lefebvre


Grade 9 Citizenship - Sara Neufeld


Grade 10 Honour Roll:

Brooke Anderson

Andie Dufresne

Griffin Halverson

Isaac McPike

Frank Pike

Charlotte Reid


Grade 10 Top Academic - Brooke Anderson


Grade 10 Citizenship - Brooke Anderson


Grade 11 Honour Roll:

Ciella Fitch

Abigail Manness

Ayden Lindberg

Charlie Shi


Grade 11 Top Academic - Abigail Manness


Grade 11 Citizenship - Charlie Shi


Grade 12 Honour Roll:

Carmen Reid

Sheridan Whitlow

Emma Hemphill

Ian Docherty

Julie Daum

Owen Cameron


Premier’s Citizenship Award - Carmen Reid

Governor General Medal (Top Academic) - Owen Cameron

Top Online Dual Credit - Ciella Fitch

Top On-Site Dual Credit - Cooper Mork

Green Certificate - Jo Edmunds, Sheridan Whitlow and Jesse Mork

OpenCircle Scholarship - Brayden Crozier

Audrey K Bevridge Memorial Award (Top English 30-1) - Owen Cameron

Modern Woodman Society Math Award (Top Math 30-1) - Owen Cameron

Mountain View County Citizenship Award - Sheridan Whitlow

Cremona Lions Club Citizenship Award - Sheridan Whitlow

Cremona Lions Club Top Social 30-2 / English 30-2 : Jesse Mork

Cremona Lions Club Visual Art Award - Emma Hemphill

Cremona Lions Club French Award - Carmen Reid

Cremona Lions Club Band Award - Ian Docherty

Small Town Big Dreams Scholarship (Biology, Chemistry & Physics) - Owen Cameron

Schulich Nominee: Julie Daum

Cremona Library - Sandra Herbert Scholarship (Top Social 30-1) - Owen Cameron

Cremona / Water Valley Chamber of Commerce Community Achievement Scholarship - Sheridan Whitlow

Cremona Family Health & Wellness Scholarship - Sheridan Whitlow.

The Sept. 21 ceremony  was organized by Mr. Alex Hutcheon, academic counsellor. The MC for the evening was Mr. Darryl Korody, principal. High school band opened with O Canada, lead by Mr. Alex Hutcheon, band director.

"We have amazing community support; our award presenters, all the parents/guardians and community members who came out to celebrate the academic successes of our students," said school spokesperson Kristi McKinnon.

Editor's note: This article has been updated through the removal of a name.

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