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Commencement 2013

by Marie Williams-Gagnon, Transcript & Free Press
For decades, Glencoe District High School’s graduates have travelled home early for Thanksgiving celebrations in order to attend commencement exercises. This year, however, due to a PA Day scheduled for October 11, the date of commencement was moved forward to September 19. Despite the change, the gymnasium was full of guests for the ceremony.
Following a processional and the playing of the  national anthem by the school band, opening remarks were offered by new principal Melanie Stanley who said she looks forward to working in a community “which honours academics and achievement.” Students’ council president Jacob Weber and vice-president Jordan Goddyn offered congratulations and best wishes. Thames Valley District School Board trustee Rob Campbell brought greetings on behalf of trustees.

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Carleigh McInnes: GDHS Alumni and Friends Scholar 2011

By Carleigh McInnes

Having the opportunity to win the GDHS Alumni and Friends Scholarship is an honour itself, but actually having it presented to me is like the school giving me a personal thank you for attending GDHS.  Many people think that, because we are such a small school, there are only small things to offer. Having experienced many different aspects of GDHS, I can say that they are completely wrong. In my five years at Glencoe District High School I have been able to take part in leadership groups like Students Council, Violence Prevention, Relay for Life, and my personal favourite: GALE FORCE. Each group allowed me to gain skills that I can now take on to use in my post-secondary career as well as everyday life. Each experience had its own way of becoming personal which helped me respect and cherish my time at GDHS even more. Continue reading

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Scholarship winners to date.

GDHS 50th Anniversary Reunion Award $700

2004    Katelyn McEachren, Rachel Banman

2005    Nick Vander Gulik

2006    Becky Campbell and Kelly Wills

2007    Hilary Brown

2008    Emily Patterson.  


GDHS Alumni & Friends Scholarship


2004    Kyle Chisholm and Jeremiah Rabideau

2005    Sarah Doub

2006    Andrew McGill

2007    Jeanelle Wolfe

2008    Brittany Smith.    

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Congratulations Class of 2008

Commencement and Awards Ceremony October 10, 2008
• GDHS 50th Anniversary Reunion Award – Emily Patterson. $700
• GDHS Alumni & Friends Scholarship – Brittany Smith. $500

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