Albert College Caps-off 160th Anniversary with the Class of 2017

Thirty-eight students representing ten countries graduated from Albert College during the College’s 160th Convocation on Saturday, June 17 capping-off the school’s Anniversary celebrations. Of the graduating class, 14 are local students from Belleville, Brighton, Trenton, Napanee and Kingston. The school also welcomed families of graduates from Barbados, Bermuda and Cayman Islands, as well as Turkey, Brazil, Mexico, Hong Kong and China.

One hundred per cent of the graduating class will be pursuing post-secondary studies next year. Ninety-two percent of the graduating class received Ontario Scholar status having achieved an average of 80 per cent or higher in six Grade 12 subjects. Seventeen graduates were also Albert College Scholars, having achieved an average of 90 per cent or higher in six Grade 12 subjects. In addition, 18 students graduated with distinction, having achieved an average of 85 per cent or more and excelling in Albert College’s 5 ‘A’s (Academics, Athletics, Arts, Active Citizenship and Adventure). The most popular Canadian university destinations include Ryerson University, University of Toronto, University of Waterloo, Queen’s University, Western University, and Dalhousie University. In addition, international post-secondary locations include schools in the United States and the Netherlands.

The top three Convocation awards were presented to Ava Guse of Belleville, Sean Mak of Hong Kong and Kaitlin Kawam of Belleville. While Albert College recognized various achievements of the Class of 2017 and student awards were presented to those who made outstanding contributions to the athletics program. The top athletic awards at Albert College were presented to local students, Kaitlin Kawam, Amber Saar, Spencer Phillips, Robin Jans and Colum Joyce. Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

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