The Ponoka Composite High School held its annual awards for the 2011-2012 school year Oct. 25.
The new format brought parents and students to celebrate their accomplishments and despite some students being unable to attend, the school was full.
These were the scholarships presented to students:
• Recipients of the Alexander Rutherford Scholarships include – Joel Beaubien, Tyler Bell, Jenna Brake, Zane Bugarin, Kit Christopher, Erika Cissell, Breanne Emes, Jamylee Emes, Kathleen Fairbrother, Mark Ferguson, Jessa Galloway, Taya Hoar, Miranda Holliday-Brookwell, Colin Horan, Darby Hunt, Austin Jacobson, Amanda Klimec , Kim McCullough, Jordan Moorcroft, Clint Motley, Jordan Mueller, Brooke Pearman, Katrina Pylypow, Scott Pylypow, Jason Rausch, Matthew Rowland, Camille Tschabol, Kayla Ward, Shawn Williams, Ashley Wilton, Savanah Winick.
• Merit Contractors Association Scholarship – Jonathan Van de Pol
• Gemini Engineering Awards – Joel Beaubien
• Canadian Legion English 30-2 Award – Ashley Wiancko
• Canadian Legion Technology Award – Courteney Littlechild
• Joan and Dunc Grant Scholarship – Katrina Pylypow
• Dr. Mac & Olive Elofson Nursing Award – Jenna Brake
• Chamber of Commerce Award – Ryan Raugust
• Conscientious Student Awards – Courtney Archibald, Danni Richardson, Rebecca Reid, Shawn Williams
• Lions Award – Maddison Pearman and Ethan Cire
• Louise Mah Scholarship – Mao (Spencer) Lin
• Doug MacLeod Math Improvement Awards – Gr 9: Samantha Lysons, Gr 10: Zach Yellowbird, Gr. 11: Rebecca Nicholson
• Earl Berdine Memorial & Scott School Scholarship – Daniel Patrick
• PCHS Academic Awards – Gr 9: Zoe Cire, Gr 10: Madison Motley, Gr 11: Presley Waknuk
• Katelyn Cook Inspiration Award – Samantha Quinn
• Wolf Creek Public Schools CTS Award – Brianne Perry
• Wolf Creek Public Schools – Board Scholarships – Courtney Archibald, Brandon Behm, Logan Bonnett, Erika Cissell, Shelbie Matheson and Brooke Pearman
• Wolf Creek ATA Local No. 3 – Local Teachers Award – Amanda Klimec
• St. Mary Anglican Church – Dalton Schultz
• Halvar C. Jonson Scholarship – Mark Ferguson
• Kinsmen English 30-1 Award – Miranda Holliday-Brookwell
• I.O.D.E. Social Studies 30 Award – Kit Christopher
• Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre – Ladies Auxiliary Community Volunteer Award – Katrina Pylypow and Erika Cissell
• Loyal Order of Moose Award – Ashley Wiancko
• Ladies Auxiliary Royal Canadian Legion – Jessica Sperber, Camille Tschabold, Erika Cissell and Taya Hoar
• Ernie Plested Memorial Scholarship – Jessica Sperber
• Jean Martin Award in Mathematics and Athletics – Jason Rausch
• Don Hoar Agricultural Scholarship – Shelbie Matheson
• W. J. Hoar Memorial Award – Taylor Kim
• Dr. Mac & Olive Elofson Chemistry 30 Award – Colby Stolson
• Royal Purple Award – Camille Tschabold
• Rowland, Parker & Associates Math 30 Award, Glencoe Resources Ltd. Scholarship, Governor General’s Award – All awarded to Taylor Kim.
Certificates were awarded to:
• Government of Alberta High School Citizenship Award – Jessica Sperber
• PCHS Drama Awards – Gr. 9: Ryan Storie, Gr. 10: Garrett Hall, Sam Hubert, Megan Grant, Kaitlyn Arbeau. Gr. 11: Tyler Louis, Chandler McLaren, Miranda Johnson. Gr. 12: Megan Sweet, Erika Cissell, Courteney Littlechild and Melissa Anderson.
• PCHS Art Awards – Art 9: Zoe Cire and Allecia Verheire. Art 10: Kyi Metzger. Art 20: Shinea Small and Morena Stamm. Art 30: ($50.00 Award and Certificate): Mark Ferguson.