Graduation Day at ARHS

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Published on June 28, 2013

Left – Daniel Ripley, Mikey Rector, Frankie Powers and Macayla Porter wait in line in the theatre waiting to enter the gym filled with family and friends

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ARHS band members head to the gym to perform for their fellow graduates.

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Victoria Lockhart (left) and Renee Cole distribute programmes to family and friends of the graduates.

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The ARHS band prepare to perform as graduates enter.

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Graduates stand for the singing of Oh Canada.

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Graduates look through the programme to find their names.

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Principal Pamela Hoar addresses the students.

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Vice-Principal Patricia LeBouthillier presents the Lieutenant Governor's Medal to Adrien Van Vulpen.

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Renee Cole is also honoured with the Lieutenant Governor's Medal.

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Lisa Vogels presents the Birks’ Medal to Gillian Moore.

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Principal Hoar presents the Govenor General’s Medal to Shannon Benjamin.

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Vice-Principal Matthew O’Toole presents the Queen Elizabeth II Medal to Michael Patterson.

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Valedictorian Michael Patterson gives a powerful valediction.

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Fellow graduates applaud after Patterson’s speech.

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Ashley Cormier accepts an Amherst Rotary Club Scholarship from Darrell Cole (one of several local representatives presenting bursaries and scholarships to students).

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Gillian Moore accepts her diploma.

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Brandon Burbine-Baker accepts his diploma from Principal Hoar who walked off stage to present it to him.

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Michael Patterson accepts his diploma.

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An emotional Brittany Hicks (left) shows her thanks to several local representatives presenting bursaries and scholarships to her totaling $10,000. Hicks also received an entrance scholarship from Mount Allison University totaling $9,500.

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Emily Pipes accepts her diploma

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Peter Woo accepts his diploma.

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Graduates stand together one last time as the ARHS Class of 2013.

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The Class of 2013 slide the tassels across their cap signifying that they have graduated.

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Left – Falon Mayhew, African Nova Scotian Student Support Worker and graduates Samantha Denine, Jenna Walsh and Josh Lee don Kente cloths. Kente cloths are worn during important ceremonies in African tradition. These three graduates had the honour to wear the ceremonial cloths during the ceremony because of their African descent. The cloths were donated by the Black Educators Association.

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Left – Shannon Benjamin (Governor General’s Medal), Michael Patterson (Queen Elizabeth II Medal) and Gillian Moore (Birk’s Medal) are tonight’s big award winners.

A collection of photos from yesterday's ceremony

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  • Hics
    June 28, 2013 - 18:22

    Love to see my Grand-daughter, would have been nice to see more of the young adults getting their diploma.