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St. Benedict Catholic Secondary School Celebrates Academic Excellence

St. Benedict students Robin DeAngelix and Kyle Ierino were the recipients of the Highest Academic Standing award for their grade level and received the Outstanding Achievement trophies.

October 8, 2010 - Students at St. Benedict Catholic Secondary School gathered on October 6, 2010 to celebrate and recognize student achievement in academic excellence for the 2009-2010 school year. Many of these achievements included awards and bursaries that are recognized by employers, colleges, universities, as well as community partners. On top of these awards, students were also acknowledged for their commitment, dedication and outstanding work ethic resulting in a spot on the Bears Honour Roll Club which includes students who have an overall average of 80% or higher and not one grade under 70% on eight credits. One hundred and sixteen students were recognized for this achievement. As well, one hundred and fourteen students who had an average above 70% and no mark under 60% on their best eight credits formed the St. Benedict Bears Club. Thirty-four graduating students were recognized as Ontario scholars as they achieved an overall average of 80% on their top six courses.

The following students achieved the highest results within St. Benedict:

Pascal Mathematics Contest – Zachary Laframboise

Cayley Mathematics Contest – Tate Conlon

Fermat Mathematics Contest – Christopher Petryna

Euclid Mathematics Contest – Florence Chong

Governor General’s Academic Medal – one of the most prestigious academic awards that a student in a Canadian educational institution receives – awarded to the student who achieves the highest average upon graduation from a secondary school – Florence Chong

COIN Accounting Contest, run by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario, Sudbury Region – Senior Accounting Contest – 1st place Florence Chong

OBEA Accounting Contest, run by the OBEA (Ontario Business Educators Association), Sudbury Region – Grade 12 - 1st place Florence Chong
- Grade 11 – 1st place Alex Battistelli

Highest Academic Standing in each grade level – recipients received Outstanding Achievement Trophy, Certificate of Achievement, a cheque from Vale INCO

Grade 9 – Hilary Hancock
Grade 10 – Robin DeAngelix
Grade 11 – Kyle Ierino
Grade 12 – Alexander Prescott



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