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Major award winners

Convocation 2022
Major award winners for 2022 haven't yet been announced.

Congratulations to our major award winners for 2021. Learn more about our awards and how recipients are selected.

Akerley Campus

Board of Governors' Award
Victoria Taylor
Metal Fabrication

Governor General Academic Medal
Nadine Watar
Event Management

NSCC Gold Medal
Lauren Sharratt
Motor Vehicle Body Repair

NSCC Alumni Award
Levon Beck
Adult Learning Program

President’s Award
Tylar Amos
Baking and Pastry Arts

Valedictorian
Darrell Marriott
Adult Learning Program

Annapolis Valley Campus

Board of Governors' Award
Ashley Clark
Energy Sustainability Engineering Technology

Governor General Academic Medal
Illia Yefymov
IT Programming

NSCC Gold Medal
William MacMillan
Survey Technician

NSCC Alumni Award
Kelsi Godin
Geographic Information Systems

President’s Award
William MacMillan
Survey Technician

Valedictorian
Kevin Chen
Geographic Sciences – Cartography

Burridge Campus

Board of Governors' Award
Chrystal Deveau
Social Services

Governor General Academic Medal
Carlyle Atkinson
IT Generalist

NSCC Gold Medal
Amie Hatfield
Office Administration

NSCC Alumni Award
Kayla Comeau
Business Administration

President’s Award
Michelle Campbell-Upton
Continuing Care

Valedictorian
Jenny Scott
Business Administration – Accounting

Cumberland Campus 

Board of Governors' Award
Shelby Sorochman
Carpentry

Governor General Academic Medal
Trenda Jean Halverson
Early Childhood Education

NSCC Gold Medal
Heather Ann Rose
Continuing Care

NSCC Alumni Award
Ha Anh (Amelia) Dinh
Early Childhood Education

President’s Award
Katie Quinn
Continuing Care

Valedictorian
Ha Anh (Amelia) Dinh
Early Childhood Education 

eCampus

Board of Governors' Award
Penelope Hughes
Library and Information Technology

Governor General Academic Medal
Amy Elizabeth North
Funeral and Allied Health Services

NSCC Gold Medal
Cindi Green
Nonprofit Leadership

NSCC Alumni Award
Christine Thuy Pham
Business Administration

President’s Award
Victoria Godin
Office Administration

Valedictorian
Jamie States
Business Administration - Accounting

Institute of Technology Campus

Board of Governors' Award
Brittany Walsh
Pipes Trades

Governor General Academic Medal
Cheolsoon Im
IT Data Analytics

NSCC Gold Medal
Laura Taverner
Academic and Career Connections

NSCC Alumni Award
Ernestyne Jamelyn Arnoco Lu
IT Database Administration

President’s Award
Katherine Cunningham
Medical Office Administration

Valedictorian
Ernestyne Jamelyn Arnoco Lu
IT Database Administration

Ivany Campus

Board of Governors' Award
Angela Britton
Social Services

Governor General Academic Medal
Taisa Bacharini
Business Administration - Management

NSCC Gold Medal
Francine Deschepper
Office Administration 

NSCC Alumni Award
Melanie Jean Church
Practical Nursing

President’s Award
Kasey Crane
Continuing Care

Valedictorian
Tiffani Mead
Business Administration – Management

Kingstec Campus

Board of Governors' Award
Jacinda MacCallum
Disability Supports and Services

Governor General Academic Medal
Stewert Dockendorff
Business Administration  

NSCC Gold Medal
Valerie Eddy
Office Administration

NSCC Alumni Award
Daniel Abbott
Business Administration

President’s Award
Hannah Scholz
Office Administration

Valedictorian
Ancy Yohannan
Disability Supports and Services

Lunenburg Campus

Board of Governors' Award
Brandon Wile
Disability Supports and Services

Governor General Academic Medal
Brandon Scott Wile
Disability Supports and Services

NSCC Gold Medal
Andrea Dawn Elmeda Hayward
Continuing Care

NSCC Alumni Award
Carolina Fernandez Paredes
Disability Supports and Services

President’s Award
Callum McLeod
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

Valedictorian
Erik Burgers
Tourism Hospitality

Marconi Campus

Board of Governors' Award
Joe Townsend
Social Services

Governor General Academic Medal
Meggan Howatson
Therapeutic Recreation

NSCC Gold Medal
Emily Redmond
Applied Media and Communication Arts

NSCC Alumni Award
Kimberly Fudge
Human Resources Management

President’s Award
Meagan Anthony
Office Administration

Valedictorian
Joe Townsend
Social Services

Pictou Campus

Board of Governors' Award
Bruce Tomie
Electro Mechanical Technician

Governor General Academic Medal
Emily Laura Gallant
Social Services

NSCC Gold Medal
Amanda Joyce Gillis
Cabinetmaking

NSCC Alumni Award
Elise Nicol Richard
Social Services

President’s Award
Zoe Paige Stewart
Culinary Skills

Valedictorian
Samantha Carrigan
Social Services

Shelburne Campus

Board of Governors' Award
Jakob Almero
Pipes Trades

Governor General Academic Medal
Andrew Walter Duplissea
Pipes Trades

NSCC Gold Medal
Celine Ruth Dakin
Continuing Care

NSCC Alumni Award
Virginia Everett
Ocean Resources Fisheries and Aquaculture

President’s Award
Scott Laktin
Electrical Construction and Industrial

Valedictorian
Jakob Almero
Pipes Trades

Strait Area Campus

Board of Governors' Award
Courtney Marchand
Social Services

Governor General Academic Medal
Patrick Campbell
IT Generalist

NSCC Gold Medal
Jeremy Luddington
Electrical- Construction and Industrial

NSCC Alumni Award
Courtney Marchand
Social Services

President’s Award
Steven Baigent
Culinary Skills

Valedictorian
Victoria Lynn Lafford
Social Services

Valedictorian
Logan Martell
Business Administration - Accounting

Truro Campus

Board of Governors' Award
Elliot Bush
Social Services

Governor General Academic Medal
Brent Pettis
Business Administration - Accounting

NSCC Gold Medal
Alicia Patterson
Continuing Care

NSCC Alumni Award
Peter Doane
Business Administration

President’s Award
Zachary Martin
Medical Office Administration

Valedictorian
Meshach George
International Business

About our awards

The following awards are presented to students through a nomination and committee selection process.

The President's Award - Awarded to a graduating student of a College Certificate program who has demonstrated consistent academic achievement, dedication to their program and contributed to campus and/or community activities.

The Board of Governors' Award - Awarded to a graduating student of a College Diploma/Advanced Diploma program who has demonstrated consistent academic achievement, dedication to their program and contributed to campus and/or community activities.

NSCC Alumni Award - Awarded to a graduating student who embodies the NSCC alumni tradition of excellence and ambassadorship and whose extraordinary contributions have inspired a sense of community and pride on campus.

The following awards are presented to students with a high academic standing. All students are automatically considered.

Nova Scotia Community College Gold Medal - Awarded to a graduating student of a College Certificate program who has achieved the highest academic standing.

The Governor General Medal - Awarded to a graduating student of a College Diploma/Advanced Diploma program who has achieved the highest academic standing.

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