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County graduate honoured for exemplary community involvement

Parents and families from 12 countries met in Belleville Saturday to witness 40 students graduate from Albert College during its 155th convocation celebration. There were 14 grads from Prince Edward County, Belleville and surrounding area.
Thirty-one graduates received Ontario Secondary School diplomas as scholars achieving an 80 per cent average or above. Of those, 45 per cent were also named Albert College Scholars achieving a 90 per cent average or above. Seven graduates were also honoured by graduating with distinction achieving an average of 75 per cent or above in all Grade 11 and 12 subjects and have received their Arts, Activities and Athletics Senior “A” and 70 hours or more of community service.

Morgan Brauer received the Rotary Club of Belleville's "Service Above Self" Award from Rotary member, Ken Wheeler during Albert College's 155th Convocation celebration.

Morgan Brauer, of Prince Edward County, has attended Albert College for 12 years. She graduated with distinction, as an Ontario and Albert College scholar achieving a 90 per cent average or above. Morgan received  the Lieutenant-Governor’s Community Volunteer Award for demonstrating exemplary community involvement; The Daryl Kramp MP Citizenship Award for her strength in character, compassion and service toward others and her community stand as an indelible example of outstanding citizenship and the Rotary Club of Belleville’s “Service Above Self” Award for her strong sense of caring for those less fortunate and volunteering in the school and the community. She plans to study Life Sciences at McMaster University in the fall.

“We have been given a map for the future and a solid push in the right direction.” said valedictorian Mitchell Torres, of Trenton. ” I am truly grateful to my parents, for giving me the opportunity to come to Albert College, the staff, for encouraging me take full advantage of my time here, and my peers, for helping me make some great memories that will last a lifetime.” In September, Torres will study Human Kinetics and participate on the track team at Guelph University.

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  1. virginia says:

    This is an example of the kind of kid that we need at our local schools. Enrollment is down drastically and our high school is at risk! It’s a crime to send so many students to Belleville schools.
    Every day there are 5 or 6 buses behind the high school taking our best and brightest out of the county. Time to wake up, people. It’s later than you think.

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