During spring convocation ceremonies at Mount Saint Vincent University on May 14 and 15, over 700 students received their certificates, diplomas and degrees. Forty students also received awards recognizing their diligence and hard work.

The Valedictorian Prize was awarded at each of the three ceremonies to valedictorians Danielle Johnston (Bachelor of Public Relations), Matthew Little (Bachelor of Education) and Christine Whitehouse (Bachelor of Arts (Honours)).

The President’s award was given to three deserving students for their generosity, energy and commitment while on campus. These graduates are:

• Alex Dimas, Bachelor of Public Relations (with distinction), Vancouver, BC
• Kelly Hume, Bachelor of Education, Truro, NS
• Christine Whitehouse, Bachelor of Arts in History (Honours), Mineville, NS

Kappa Gamma Pi awards for scholarship, leadership and service were awarded to:

• Heather Church, Bachelor of Science, AHN (with distinction), Fredericton, NB
• Raeann Dwinell, Bachelor of Education, Lakeview, NS

Lauren Ostler, Bachelor of Science (Applied Human Nutrition), and Ann Gummeson, Bachelor of Education (Elementary Education) were the recipients of the first presentation of The Lieutenant Governor’s Intergenerational Award.

The Governor General Awards were presented to Sharon Woodill, Master of Arts in Women’s
Studies and Joseph Paul Crowell, Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics.

Senate Medals were presented to students graduating with distinction and the highest aggregate in their respective program. The recipients were:

• Gregory Anderson, Advanced Major Certificate in Arts (Philosophy), Halifax, NS
• Conchita Amory, Bachelor of Business Administration (Bermuda College), Pembroke, Bermuda
• Kathleen Carter, Master of Arts in Education (Curriculum Studies), Halifax, NS
• Jasmine Chafe, Bachelor of Education (Elementary Education), Lower Sackville, NS
• Sarah Lesley Constantine, Bachelor of Public Relations, St. John’s, NL
• Nicola Correia, Bachelor of Applied Arts (Child and Youth Studies) BC, Paget, Bermuda
• Joseph Paul Crowell, Bachelor of Arts, Lower Sackville
• Sheldon Curnew, Master of Education (Teaching English as a Second Language), Dartmouth, NS
• Lisa De Luca, Master of Education (Literacy Education ), Moncton, NB
• Chris Felix, Bachelor of Applied Arts (Information Technology ), Dartmouth, NS
• Brian Hall, Bachelor of Science, Sandy’s, Bermuda
• Janet Hemming, Master of Applied Human Nutrition, Halifax, NS
• Adèle Louise LeBlanc, Bachelor of Tourism Hospitality Management, Margaree, NS
• Angela MacIsaac, Bachelor of Applied Arts (Family Studies and Gerontology ), Pictou, NS
• Daniel MacKeigan, Bachelor of Science (Honours), Louisbourg, NS
• Nancy MacNairn, Master of Education (Elementary & Middle School ), Halifax, NS
• Margaret MacNevin, Bachelor of Applied Arts (Child and Youth Studies), Halifax, NS
• Huwaida Medani, Masters in Education (Education Psychology), Halifax, NS
• Brittany Rance, Bachelor of Science (Applied Human Nutrition), Toronto, ON
• Christine Sauer, Diploma in Business Administration, Middle Sackville, NS
• Pamela Shipley, Bachelor of Business Administration, Brookside, NS
• Elizabeth Spence, Bachelor of Arts (Advanced Major) (English), Dorchester, NB
• Joanne Syms, Master in Education (Educational Foundations), Halifax, NS
• Wendy Webb, Bachelor of Education (Secondary Education), Halifax, NS
• Emily White, Master of Arts (Child and Youth Studies), West Vancouver. BC
• Christine Whitehouse, Bachelor of Arts (Honours)(History), Mineville, NS
• Sharon Woodill, MA (WOMST), Halifax, NS
• Jenny de Zoete, MAEd (Lifelong Learning), Dartmouth, NS

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For more information contact:
Akiko Lovett
t. 457-6439
c. 441-0505