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Closing 2019

On June 15 we celebrated the 140th Closing Ceremonies at Lakefield College School.

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  • Rowan Harris-Stoertz


    Grade 9

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  • Shirley Li


    Grade 10

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  • Matt Zhang


    Grade 11

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  • Jason Chen


    Grade 12

Curriculum Area Awards

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  • English

    Grade 9 English - Sunaina Vallamkonda
    Dela Fosse Prize for Grade 10 English - Nicole Liu
    Grade 11 English - Matt Zhang
    Grade 11 AP Prep English - Anna Harris
    The Rosalind Barker Senior English Prize - Keely Matsusaki
    The I. Norman Smith Prize for Advanced Placement Studies in English Literature - Claire Campbell
    The English Writers' Craft Prize - Allie Madden
  • Fine Arts

    Junior Art - Chloe Morton
    Intermediate Art - Chelsea Yue
    Junior Drama - Vincent Dahm
    Intermediate Drama - James Battis
    Junior Dance - Olivia Cantelon
    Intermediate Dance - Faith Dickinson
    The Hubert Eisdell Prize for Junior Music - Sam Peach
    Intermediate Music - Chelsea Yue
    The David Bierk Visual Arts Prize - Paul Prindiville-Porto
    The Senior Music Prize - Rachel Xu
    The Senior Drama Prize - Chloe Hsu
  • Mathematics

    Grade 9 Mathematics - Sunaina Vallamkonda
    Grade 10 Foundations of Mathematics - Silvia Abadi
    Paterson Prize for Grade 10 Principles of Mathematics - Chelsea Yue
    Grade 10 Introduction to Computer Studies - Scott Doggett
    Grade 11 Functions - Soroosh Siyoofi
    Grade 11 Functions and Applications - Jayden Julien
    Grade 11 AP Prep Functions - Shirley Li
    Grade 11 Computer and Information Science - Liam Davidson
    The Mathematics of Data Management Prize - Kylie Lee
    The Advanced Functions Prize - Carol Trotino e Sousa
    The Advanced Placement Statistics Prize - Jason Chen
    The Professor M. Mackenzie Calculus Prize - Jackson Harding
    The Larry Griffiths Prize for Advanced Placement Calculus - Paul Prindiville-Porto
    The Advanced Placement Computer Science Prize - Matt Zhang
  • Modern Languages

    Grade 9 Core French - Rowan Harris-Stoertz
    Grade 9 Beginner French - Angel Huang
    Grade 9 Extended French - David Crispo
    Grade 10 Core French - Ilana Mohamed
    Grade 10 Extended French - Abigayle Strano
    Grade 11 Core French - Ethan Webster
    Grade 11 Extended French - Anna Harris
    Grade 10 Spanish - Maxwell Lu
    Grade 11 Spanish - Natalie Sims
    The Advanced Placement Extended French Prize - Nick Latimer
    The His Majesty the King of Spain Spanish Prize - Gaby de Santa Rosa Thorpe
  • Outdoor Education

    Junior Outdoor Education - Rowan Harris-Stoertz
    The Fullerton Prize for Intermediate Outdoor Education - Shirley Li
    The Susan Guest Outdoor Education Prize - Paul Prindiville-Porto
    The Personal Fitness Award - Christoph Goerlitz
    Building Better Communities Prize - Matt Zhang
  • Sciences

    Grade 9 Science - Sunaina Vallamkonda
    Grade 10 Science - Shirley Li
    Grade 11 Biology - Carine Martin
    Grade 11 AP Prep Biology - Liam Cole
    Grade 11 Chemistry - Soroosh Siyoofi
    Grade 11 AP Prep Chemistry - Matt Zhang
    Grade 11 Physics - Eric Zang
    The Grade 12 Biology Prize
    - Ella Shanhan-Guay
    The Mrs. A.W. Mackenzie Prize for Advanced Placement Biology - Jason Chen
    The Advanced Placement Physics Prize - Timur Dauletov
    The Chemistry Prize - Ethan Daynes
    The Advanced Placement Chemistry Prize - Amy Qian
    The Grade 12 Physics Prize - Peter McEnery
  • Social Sciences

    Grade 9/10 Careers - Grace Bender
    Grade 9/10 Civics - Grace Bender
    Grade 10 THB Symons Prize for Canadian History - Jeewoo Lee
    Grade 11 American History - Wulfric Harris-Stoertz
    Grade 11 Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology & Sociology - Will Hicks
    The Classical Civilizations Prize - Carol Trotina e Sousa
    The World History Prize - Erika Sobers
    The Advanced Placement Politics Prize - Maximilian Brandes
    The Economics Prize - Ethan Daynes
    The Canadian and International Law Prize - Ashley Boyes
    The Canadian and World Issues Prize - Kiera McCloskey

Character and Achievement Awards

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  • The Junior Grove Society Prize

    Presented to "the new Grade 9 or 10 student who has joined into the life of the school with the greatest enthusiasm." ~ Sofiia Onopriienko
  • The Gaby Award

    "The student in Grade 9 who persistently displays courage and puts forth a maximum effort in all pursuits. This student also strives unceasingly to be honest, courteous and to uphold the traditions of the school." ~ Grace Bender
  • The Fred Page Higgins Award

    Presented to "the student in Grade 9, who by persistent, conscientious day-by-day application, has given maximum effort to academic work, has taken on responsibility which may cut across personal interests, and has developed his or her ability to the utmost. Such a student is worthy of respect, admiration and commendation." ~ Sunaina Vallamkonda
  • Junior Edson Pease Prize

    The Junior Edson Pease Prize citation reads, given to "a student in Grade 9 or 10 who has shown an increasing contribution to school life." ~ Gavin Plunkett
  • The Jean Ketchum Prize

    Presented to "the student completing Grade 10 who has shown all-round excellence and promise." ~ Catherine Kim
  • The Stephen Thompson Prize

    Presented to "the Grade 11 student who, in the opinion of the teaching staff, embodies the following beliefs: as a member of the school society, this individual takes on certain responsibilities which may cut across personal interests, the student must work hard, the student must develop his/her abilities to the utmost." ~ Anna Harris
  • The Harman Award

    Presented to "the student in Grade 11 who excels in school work, games, deportment, strength of character and leadership." ~ Madia McGowan
  • The Senior Grove Society Prize

    Presented to "a new Grade 11 or 12 student who has joined in the life of the school with the greatest enthusiasm." ~ Romano Watt
  • The Grove Award

    Presented to "a student who, by word and example, embodies the true meaning of mens sana, in corpore sano." ~ Laura Pede

    Presented to "a student whose kind demeanour and humble nature stand out as defining characteristics." ~ Ryan Bowler
  • The Crombie Award

    Presented to "a senior, other than the Head Students, who makes a significant contribution to the school." ~ Ella Shanahan-Guay
  • Senior Edson Pease Prize

    Presented to "a senior, other than the Head of School to has shown an increasing contribution to school life." ~ Jheeven Salvarajah
  • H.M. Silver Jubilee Award

    Endowed by the Church of the Holy Trinity, Philadelphia, and British Societies of Philadelphia, in celebration of Her Majesty the Queen's Silver Jubilee. The citation is based on Prince Andrew's observations of characteristics most admired by the Queen, while he was here as a student. It reads..."Shall be awarded to the senior student who best combines the qualities of being sensitive to the feelings of others, protective of those who are weaker, courteous to peers and staff, and sufficiently courageous to accept the promptings of his or her conscience." ~ Emilia Voudouris
  • The Nelles Prize

    Presented to "a student in the senior school who, in the eyes of the staff, has shown persistent effort and a determination to succeed." ~ Maximilian Brandes
  • The J.R. Anderson Award

    Given in honour of Mr. Anderson's retirement as a teacher, to commemorate the 21st Olympiad at Montreal. "this award is given to the senior student who most consistently shares any skills with a younger student so as to positively aid in the development of that younger individual." ~ Kit Wright
  • John Pearman Martyn Sibbald Prize

    Presented to "an outstanding all-round student in his or her final year." ~ Octavio Diaz
  • The Monty Bull Award

    There was once a Grove student whose quality was his love of live. He lived with a refreshing enthusiasm for whatever action life brought his way. He join this action with a smile, not caring whether he would win or lose. He inspired others with his generous spirit. He gave his life that others might life as he had enjoyed so much living. The student who best demonstrates these qualities is David Williams.
  • The Jack Matthews Humanitarian Award

    Given to a senior student chosen by the Head of School who has shown concern for the feelings of others, has strived to help students, has been of service to the school and community. In short, a student who has been a good example of the Christina ideal to love one's neighbour as one's self. ~ Lily Coates
  • The Whitney Prize

    This student's greatest talent is for friendship, leaving everyone feeling the better for knowing him/her. ~ Allison Duff
  • Jean and Winder Smith Award

    Was endowed by the Board of Governors when Mr. Smith retired in 1964. To be awarded to "a student who has made a broad contribution to the life of the school." ~ Claire Campbell
  • The Ondaatje Foundation Award

    Awarded annually by the faculty and Head of School to "a senior student who has done the most, wile at the school, to encourage love of scholarship, through either personal attitude and achievement or through assistance to others." ~ Jason Chen
  • The Trustees' Prize

    Presented to "the senior who makes an exceptional contribution to the school as well as having a good academic standing." ~ Keely Matsusaki
  • British Alumni Travelling Scholarship

    The British Alumni Travelling Scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving graduate. The recipient is to use the money for travelling within the United Kington and Europe for some useful or serious purpose. The recipient is to write an account of the year's activities and travels, to be placed int he school records. This year we have to recipients: Nick Latimer and Lily Coates.

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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