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Cape Breton-Richmond MLA Alana Paon presented Alyssa Babin with the Governor General’s Academic Medal.
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Tim Brownlow, with the NSCC Foundation Board of Governors, presented Amanda Maginley with the NSCC Foundation Award.
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These Mi’kmaq drummers performed as students entered the graduation ceremony.
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NSCC Strait Area Campus graduates filed in to the Civic Centre to receive their diplomas last week.
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Bob MacEachern, of the NSCC Board of Governors, presented Erica Lynch with the Board of Governor’s Award.
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Greg Russell, Dean of the School of Business, presented Lisa Organ with the Nova Scotia Community College Gold Medal.
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NSCC Strait Area Campus major award winners included (from the left): Alyssa Babin, Governor General’s Academic Medal; Lisa Organ, Nova Scotia Community College Gold Medal; Amanda Maginley, NSCC Foundation Award; Erica Lynch, Board of Governor’s Award; and Meghan Newell, 2017 Valedictorian. Not pictured was Jamie Emberley, winner of the President’s Award.
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Principal Tom Gunn presented Valedictorian Meghan Newell with a gift of appreciation for her valedictory address to the class of 2017.
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Bob MacEachern, with the NSCC Board of Governors, presented Dr. Sarah Teresa MacNeil with an Honorary Diploma from the NSCC Strait Area Campus, School of Trades and Technology.