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Lakefield College School Entrance Awards of Distinction

Community Service

We encourage the development of understanding and leadership through community service. We believe students become leaders by confidently pursuing their passions with meaning and purpose and by being reflective, ethical and caring individuals who learn from and openly share their strengths and talents with others through service.

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  • Process to Apply

    In order to qualify for a Community Service Award of Distinction, we ask that candidates:

    • Complete the LCS admissions process
    • Write an email and/or record a video (admissions@lcs.on.ca), addressed to the Awards of Distinction Committee, indicating your interest in being considered for this award and identify what makes you a strong candidate (Limit: 650 words and/or two-minutes)
    • Submit a letter of reference from a member of a not-for-profit charitable organization outlining your contribution to the community. References are also asked to comment on how you demonstrate any or all of the following: responsibility, organization, independence, initiative, teamwork, self-regulation (Limit: 650 words)
    • Demonstrate academic success by obtaining a minimum overall academic average of 80% (or equivalent)

    Please note that each of the steps outlined above can be completed through your LCS Parent Portal account created when submitting an application. Alternatively, documents can be sent to the Admissions team member assisting you throughout the admissions process.
  • Criteria for Renewal

    The Community Service Award of Distinction may be renewed annually, provided that families complete the Apple Financial Services application and financial need is demonstrated. Additionally, applicants must:

    • Maintain an academic average of 80% or above
    • Complete a minimum of 50 community service hours, annually
    • Have no academic failures
    • Maintain a standard of good behavior and citizenship

For more information

Please contact the Admissions Office for more information about the LCS Awards of Distinction.

School Information

4391 County Road 29, Lakefield Ontario K0L 2H0   705.652.3324   admissions@lcs.on.ca


Lakefield College School is a private, coeducational boarding and day school for students in grades 9 through 12, located in Lakefield, Ontario, Canada.

We respectfully acknowledge that Lakefield College School is located on the Treaty 20 Michi Saagiig territory and in the traditional territory of the Michi Saagiig and Chippewa Nations, collectively known as the Williams Treaties First Nations, which include: Curve Lake, Hiawatha, Alderville, Scugog Island, Rama, Beausoleil, and Georgina Island First Nations.
Lakefield College School respectfully acknowledges that the Williams Treaties First Nations are the stewards and caretakers of these lands and waters in perpetuity and that they continue to maintain this responsibility to ensure their health and integrity for generations to come.

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