High School Honours: Additional Graduate Awards & Scholarships 2022-2023

We are thrilled to honour the exceptional recipients of various awards in recognition of their outstanding achievements and contributions. This selection of awards celebrate academic excellence, community involvement, leadership, and dedication in various fields of study.

Congratulations to all the graduating students who received awards this year. We celebrate every bit of progress you made towards a promising future!

Edward J. Cuhaci Architects Award

Recipients of this award will receive a certificate and a $1,000 bursary. It is awarded to a graduating student from the Ottawa Catholic School Board who plans to take a post-secondary program in the design/architectural studies field in college or university. The winners of this award have demonstrated achievement in design/architectural-related courses in high school while also completing all of the requirements for obtaining an Ontario Secondary School Diploma.

This year’s recipient is Samyra-Joyce Oyakhiromen of St. Joseph High School.

National Bank of Canada Award

This award was given to a student for writing a short essay on managing debt related to post-secondary expenses. They have also completed the Ontario Secondary School diploma requirements and plan to take a post-secondary program in college or university.

Here are this year’s recipients

StudentHigh School
(Student Would Like To Remain Anonymous)St. Joseph High School
Callum TurcotteSt. Josephine Virtual High School

Your Credit Union for Overall Achievement Award

This award is given to graduating students who have demonstrated strong work ethic, community or school involvement and require financial assistance to pursue their post-secondary education goals.

This year’s recipient is Valene Musyimi of Immaculata High School.

Shepherds of Good Hope Graduate Student Volunteer Award

This award is given to a graduating student who has demonstrated dedication in volunteering at school, church, or in the community. They have positively impacted the community by volunteering their time to directly benefit community members who access the Shepherds of Good Hope services.

Here are this year’s recipients:

Karen MapendanoLester B. Pearson High School
Mya SlubanSt. Matthew High School

Friends of the Mer Bleue Scholarship

The recipient of this award will receive a $2,000 scholarship to pursue post-secondary education at a Canadian university or college where at least one environment-related course will be completed.

Here are this year’s recipients:

Mackenzie LandryLester B. Pearson High School
Kayla FennessySt. Matthew High School
Heather McGarrieSt. Peter High School

Sweetnam Graduation Award

This award provided by Mr. Phil Sweetnam is given to a diligent, hard-working student who is graduating from one of All Saints, Holy Trinity, and Sacred Heart High School. They have demonstrated a well-rounded involvement in their school and community and outlined in a one-page essay how they meet the criteria of the award.

This year’s recipient is Joanne Tran of All Saints High School.

Want to see more High School Honours recipients?

Check out all the recipients of the 2023 High School Honours in these additional posts.

  1. High School Honours: OCSB Graduate Award Recipients 2022-2023
  2. High School Honours: OCSB Catholic Graduate Award Recipients 2022-2023
  3. High School Honours: Be Community Awards 2022-2023

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