The Pitcher Prize, the school’s top award, presented to the student who as exerted greatest influence for good, was shared by the head prefects Andrew Bouchard and Tamara Wood-Downey at Friday's final Baccalaureate and Prize-Giving Service.
Head of School Michael Wolfe recognized the pair for their calm and consistent leadership in a year when it was truly needed.
Stanstead College held the four Baccalaureate and Prize-Giving Services over two days, with students at all grades receiving academic honours and special prizes.
In Grade 12, Emma Decorby earned the Birks’ Silver Medal for highest overall average in her grade.
The Head of School Award for an active and positive citizen in Stanstead College community was shared by William Dyke & Léa-Rose Rémillard.
The Shirley Wolter Trophy for the all-round senior girl athlete of year went to Mariama Barry
The Thomas Johnson Memorial Trophy (awarded to all-round senior boy athlete of year went to Shaheem Samuel.
Nicolas Pokora won the Graham Chandler Sportsmanship Award along with the Community Service Award and the Cowen House Director’s Award.
Xiaoyi “Joel” Xu was top overall student in Grade 11, winning the Governor General’s Medal for the highest overall average as well as prizes for Chemistry and Physics along with the A.P. Gordon Prize for Science (top science student in Grade 11).
Xinyu “Cynthia” Zhang won the J.D. Ferguson History Prize, the AP French Prize, the Ralph V. Merry Award for a top student entering a humanities program and the Webster House Award.
Grade 10 Xinyue “Lucy” Wang was the dominant prize-winner in her grade. She earned not only the Birks’ Bronze Medal for the highest overall average but the subject prizes in English, History, Chemistry, Physics, Math, Drama and Ethics.
The Faculty-Staff Award, presented to a returning student who is deemed most likely to benefit from returning to Stanstead College and who exemplifies the qualities of health, wisdom and integrity, was won by Béatrice Perron-Roy of Sherbrooke.
The Billy Huckins Memorial Award for dedication, hard work, achievement and above all, courage went to Georgia Bailey of Stanstead.
Junior School Mauricio Lopez Sanchez, a second-year student from Mexico City in Grade 9, was the recipient of the top junior prize, the Wilder Shield, presented to the junior student who has exhibited the most influence for good over the year. Mauricio also won the Bugbee House Prize and the Technology Prize.
The Sheila Ferguson Shield, for junior girl athlete of the year, was awarded to Gloria Riddell, Grade 9 of Ayer’s Cliff, Que. The S.F. Abbott Memorial Shield, for junior boy athlete of the year, was awarded to Zander Johansson, Grade 9, of Jay, Vt.
Top averages by grade were:
Grade 7: Henry Riddell of Ayer's Cliff
Grade 8: Luke DeLaBruere of Derby, Vt., who spent his entire year studying online