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GALLERY: Dryden High School’s Class of 2017

Chris Marchand

Chris Marchand served as editor of the Dryden Observer from August 2009 to April 2018.
Scenes from Dryden High School Graduation Ceremonies, June 23. Photos by Michael Christianson
Class of 2017 Valedictorian Hannah Peterson delivers her speech.

DHS Principal Scott Urquhart speaks to graduates.

Dryden High School Graduation 2017 Awards and Bursaries

Governor General?s Award (highest academic average) ? Ashley Klatt (97.82)

Dryden Horticultural Society – The Meins Vermeer Memorial Bursary ? $250.00 ? Emma Penner

Dryden Kinette Club Bursary ? $300.00 ? Sarah McCarthy

Ontario Principal’s Council Award for Student Leadership ? Plaque ? Abigail Marion

Science North’s Science Award ? 100 gift card ? Aidan Scott

Lorne Crawford Memorial Bursary ? $100.00 ? Alexa Chesky

Domtar – Dryden Operations Scholarship ? $500.00 ? Alexandra Cooper

Dryden High School Teachers’ Bursary ? $250.00 ? Alexandra Cooper

Dryden Horticultural Society – The Meins Vermeer Memorial Bursary ? $250.00 ? Alexandra Cooper

Kenora District 4-H Association Bursary ? $250.00 ? Alexandra Cooper

Oxdrift Recreation Committee – Ron Maylen Memorial Bursary ? $300.00 ? Alexandra Cooper

Dryden Trappers Council ? $500.00 ? Alexandria Bobay

Kenora District 4-H Association Bursary ? $250.00 ? Alexandria Bobay

Oxdrift Volunteer Fire Department Bursary ? $300.00 ? Alexandria Bobay

Unifor – Local 324 Health Care Bursary ? $500.00 ? Alexandria Bobay

Dryden Lions Club “Service Bursary” ? $500.00 ? Allison Wisneski

Vermilion Bay Co-op Bursary ? $150.00 ? Allison Wisneski

BDO Canada LLP Bursary – Dryden Office ? $750.00 ? Alyssa Deschene

Dryden Lions Club “Service Bursary” ? $500.00 ? Amy Pollard

Dryden Trillium Lions Club Award ? $500.00 ? Amy Pollard

Dryden Medical Association Bursary ? $750.00 ? Ashley Klatt

Dryden Regional Health Centre – the Lauraine Doherty Memorial Scholarships ? $500.00 ? Ashley Klatt

Dryden Rotary Charity Foundation –  Service above self scholarships ? $500.00 ? Ashley Klatt

Eagles’ Nest Scholarship ? $200.00 ? Ashley Klatt

Schulich Leader Nominee – Certificate of Achievement ? Ashley Klatt

Unifor – Local 324 Health Care Bursary ? $500.00 ? Brenna Reimer

Manufacturing Technology Award ? Praxair ? Caleb Werstler

Royal Arch Mason’s Award – R.I. Skene Memorial Bursary ? $300.00

Connor McFayden

Dryden High School Teachers’ Bursary ? $250.00 ? Devan Schmidt

Unifor – Local 105 ? $250.00 ? Dawson Brignall

Construction Technology Award & Dick Saville Memorial Award ? Timbermax ? Gifts ? Dawson Brignall

Skills & Trades Bursary – DHS Co-op dept. ? 150.00 chq ? Devon Juenke

Dryden Regional Health Centre – Board of Directors Scholarships ? $500.00 ? Donovan Parenteau

Dryden Regional Health Centre Auxiliary Bursary ? $500.00 ? Donovan Parenteau

Dryden Rotary Charity Foundation –  Service above self scholarships ? $500.00 ? Donovan Parenteau

Friendly Circle Women of Wabigoon ? $375.00 ? Donovan Parenteau

Bartlett Family Bursary ? $2,000.00 ? Donovan Parenteau

Dryden Regional Health Centre Bursary Committee ? $900.00 ? Emily Campbell

Dryden Medical Association Bursary ? $750.00 ? Emily Loewen

Dryden Regional Health Centre – Board of Directors Scholarships ? $500.00 ? Emily Loewen

Dryden Regional Health Centre Auxiliary Bursary ? $500.00 ? Emily Loewen

Subway Scholarship ? $250.00 ? Emily Loewen

IISD – Experimental Lake Area ? $500.00 ? Emily Meek

Eagles’ Nest Scholarship ? $200.00 ? Emma Lang

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers – Local 1730 ? $500.00 ? Emma Lang

Keewatin-Patricia District School Board Awards ? $500.00 ? Emma Lang?

Michael Pateman Memorial Bursary ? $200.00 ? Emma Lang

Standard Insurance Brokers Ltd ? $300.00 ? Emma Lang

Vermilion Bay Co-op Bursary ? $150.00 ? Emma Lang

Keewatin-Patricia District School Board Awards ? $500.00 ? Emma Penner

Dryden Regional Health Centre Bursary Committee ? $900.00 ? Emma Taylor

Eton Rugby Hall Club Bursary ? $250.00 ? Emma Taylor

Moody Family Bursary ? $250.00 ? Emma Taylor

Oxdrift Recreation Committee – Stewart Corner Memorial Bursary ? $500.00 ? Emma-Leigh Fex

Domtar – Dryden Operations Scholarship ? $500.00 ? Graham Szmon

Evans Bertrand Hill Wheeler Arch ? $1,000.00 ? Graham Szmon

Newfoundland & Labrador Heritage Club of Dryden ? $500.00 ? Graham Szmon

OSSTF – District 5A – Support Staff Bursary ? $250.00 ? Graham Szmon

Dryden High School Teachers’ Bursary ? $250.00 ? Hayley Zilkalns

Dryden Regional Health Centre Bursary Committee ? $900.00 ? Hayley Zilkalns

OSSTF – District 5A – Teacher Bargaining Unit ? $200.00 ? Hayley Zilkalns

Dryden Minor Football ? $500.00 ? Jackson Webster

Eagles’ Nest Scholarship ? $200.00 ? Jackson Webster

Diane Chappell Memorial Bursary ? $1,000.00 ? Jacob Bilous

Dryden Lions Club “Service Bursary” ? $500.00 ? Jacob Bilous

Dryden Minor Hockey Association – Ron Kotz Bursary ? $250.00 ? Jacob Bilous?

Evans Bertrand Hill Wheeler Arch ? $1,000.00 ? Jacob Bilous

Gordon Wood Bursary ? $400.00 ? Jacob Bilous

Lieutenant Governor’s Award (CI Hours) ? Janelle Tickner

City of Dryden Scholarship ? $375.00 ? Jared Vandenbrand?

Keewatin-Patricia Elementary Teachers’ Association Bursary ? $500.00 ? Jared Vandenbrand

Dryden Regional Health Centre Bursary Committee ? $900.00 ? Jayson Samson

Dryden Girls Hockey ? $200.00 ? Jessica Carter

Dryden High School Teachers’ Bursary ? $250.00 ? Jessica Carter

OSSTF – District 5A – Teacher Bargaining Unit ? $200.00 ? Jessica Carter

Domtar – Dryden Operations Scholarship ? $500.00 ? Joshua Chymy

Dryden Ukrainian Literary Society ? $500.00 ? Joshua Chymy

Unifor – Local 324 Health Care Bursary ? $500.00 ? Joshua Chymy

Dryden High School Counsellors’ Award ? Gift ? Joshua Turtle

Grand Council Treaty #3 Award ? $350.00 ? Justice Bruyere

Unifor – Local 105 ? $250.00 ? Justin Wice

Dryden Regional Health Centre Bursary Committee ? $900.00 ? Justin Wice (prev grad)

Domtar – Dryden Operations Scholarship ? $500.00 ? Kale Montgomery

Eagles’ Nest Scholarship ? $200.00 ? Kale Montgomery

The Northwest Catholic District School Board Award ? $500.00 ? Kale Montgomery

Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association Bursary – Northwest Unit ? $500.00 ? Kale Montgomery

RBC Royal Bank – Dryden Branch Scholarship ? $250.00 ? Kale Montgomery

Royal Canadian Legion – Branch 41 Oxdrift ? $400.00 ? Kaylee Spalding

Royal Canadian Legion – District 7 – MB & NW ON Command ? $400.00 ? Kaylee Spalding

Unifor – Local 105 ? $250.00 ? Kaylee Spalding

Services Technology Award – DHS Cosmetology ? Kiana Tourond

Domtar – Dryden Operations Scholarship ? $500.00 ? Kristopher Bilous

Dryden Minor Hockey Association – Ron Kotz Bursary ? $250.00 ? Kristopher Bilous

Evans Bertrand Hill Wheeler Arch ? $1,000.00 ? Kristopher Bilous

Dryden Minor Hockey Association – Vic Kameda Bursary ? $250.00 ? Kyle Hutchison

Domtar – Dryden Operations Scholarship ? $500.00 ? Landon Bilous

Keewatin-Patricia District School Board Awards ? $500.00 ? Landon Bilous

Unifor – Local 324 Dryden Bursary ? $1,000.00 ? Landon Bilous

Skills & Trades Bursary – DHS Co-op dept ? 150.00 chq ? Landon Bilous

Royal Canadian Legion – Branch 63 – Technical Awards ? $1,000.00 ? Landon Bilous

Dryden Minor Hockey Association – Ron Kotz Bursary ? $250.00 ? Landon Bilous

Dryden Regional Health Centre – Board of Directors Scholarships ? $500.00 ? Laura Williams

Friendly Circle Women of Wabigoon ? $375.00 ? Laura Williams

Dryden Minor Football ? $500.00 ? Liam Wrolstad

Dryden Rotary Club Ambassador Award ? $1,000.00 ? Lindsay Coles

Canadian Office & Professional Employees Union – Local 521 ? $250.00 ? Lucas Carlucci

Dryden Police Association Bursary ? $500.00 ? Lucas Carlucci

Dryden Regional Health Centre Bursary Committee ? $900.00 ? Lucas Carlucci

Unifor – Local 105 ? $250.00 ? Lucas Carlucci

Domtar – Dryden Operations Scholarship ? $500.00 ? Marcie Coles?

Business Entrepreneurship Award – Gould’s Brand Source ? Marcie Coles

Cando Spirit High School Scholarship Program ? $500.00 ? Marcie Coles

City of Dryden Willard Community Scholarship ? $375.00 ? Marcie Coles

Dryden Kinette Club Bursary ? $300.00 ? Marcie Coles

Eagles’ Nest Scholarship ? $200.00 ? Marcie Coles

Royal Canadian Legion – Branch 63 – Ladies Auxiliary Bursary ? $300.00 ? Marcie Coles

Dryden High School Counsellors’ Award ? Gift ? Marlene Napish-Keeash

Vermilion Bay Lions Club “We Serve Bursary” ? $500.00 ? Martine Evans

Dryden Regional Health Centre Bursary Committee ? $900.00 ? Meagan Lovett

Community Living Dryden – Sioux Lookout ? $500.00 ? Meg Langlais

Dryden Firefighters’ Club Bursary ? $250.00 ? Meg Langlais

Dryden Girls Hockey ? $100.00 ? Meg Langlais

Dryden Regional Health Centre Auxiliary Bursary ? $500.00 ? Meg Langlais

Dryden Rotary Charity Foundation –  Service above self scholarships ? $500.00 ? Meg Langlais

Keewatin-Patricia District School Board Awards ? $500.00 ? Meg Langlais

Unifor – Local 105 ? $250.00 ? Meg Langlais

Canadian Office & Professional Employees Union – Local 521 ? $250.00 ? Megan Warren

Communications Technology Award ? $200.00 ? Michael Braun

Transportation Technology Award – TJs Auto & DHS SHSM ? Gifts ? Michael Ryan

Dryden Girls Hockey ? $100.00 ? Monica Tourond

Vermilion Bay Co-op Bursary ? $150.00 ? Monica Tourond

Dryden Lions Club “Service Bursary” ? $500.00 ? Nathan Peters

Dryden Medical Association Bursary ? $750.00 ? Nathan Peters

Dryden Regional Health Centre – Board of Directors Scholarships ? $500.00 ? Nathan Peters

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Dryden Rotary Charity Foundation –  Service above self scholarships ? $500.00 ? Nathan Peters

Ontario Public Service Employees Union – Local 727 Dick de Groot Memorial Bursary ? $1,000.00 ? Nathan Peters

Oxdrift Volunteer Fire Department Bursary ? $300.00 ? Nathan Peters

Dryden Regional Health Centre Bursary Committee ? $900.00 ? Ryley Desaultels

Dryden High School Teachers’ Bursary ? $250.00 ? Sarah Benson

Vermeer and VanWalleghem Law Scholarship ? $400.00 ? Sarah Benson

Ontario Principal’s Council Award for Student Leadership ? Plaque ? Sarah Benson

Dryden Girls Hockey ? $100.00 ? Sarah McCarthy

Dryden High School Teachers’ Bursary ? $250.00 ? Sarah McCarthy

Vermilion Bay Lions Club “We Serve Bursary” ? $500.00 ? Sarah McCarthy

OSSTF – District 5A – Teacher Bargaining Unit ? $200.00 ? Sarah McCarthy

Best Western Plus Dryden Hotel & Conference Centre ? $500.00 ? Sean Wood

Dryden High School Student Council Scholarship ? $200.00 ? Sean Wood

Dryden Ukrainian Literary Society ? $500.00 ? Shannon O’Donohue

Dryden Regional Health Centre – Board of Directors Scholarships ? $500.00 ? Shelby Cameron

Dryden Regional Health Centre Auxiliary Bursary ? $500.00 ? Shelby Cameron

Knights of Columbus Awards ? $600.00 ? Shelby Cameron

Unifor – Local 324 Health Care Bursary ? $500.00 ? Stephan Philippot

Dryden Ukrainian Literary Society ? $200.00 ? Stephanie Beaudoin

Nexus Community Savings ? $250.00 ? Stephanie Beaudoin

George Solomon and Sons Machining and Manufacturing LTD. ? Stephen Dormer

Skills & Trades Bursary – DHS Co-op Dept. ? 150.00 chq ? Stephen Dormer

Keewatin-Patricia District School Board Awards ? $500.00 ? Taylor Judson

Dryden Rotary Charity Foundation Scholarships ? Philip Robinson, Ashley Klatt?

Canadian Union of Public Employees  – Local 1939 ? $250.00 ? Tracyn Lengyel

Denise (Rivard) Wintle Memorial Bursary ? $500.00 ? Tracyn Lengyel

Dryden Rotary Charity Foundation –  Service above self scholarships ? $500.00 ?Tracyn Lengyel

Dryden Ukrainian Literary Society ? $200.00 ? Tracyn Lengyel

Norman F. McAuley Memorial Bursary ? $500.00 ? Tracyn Lengyel

Royal Canadian Legion – Branch 63 -Dr. George Plumridge Memorial Bursary ? 700.00/yr for 3 yrs ? Tracyn Lengyel

Royal Canadian Legion – District 7 – MB & NW ON Command ? $400.00 ? Tracyn Lengyel

Newfoundland & Labrador Heritage Club of Dryden ? $500.00 ? Tracyn Lengyel

Dryden Regional Health Centre Bursary Committee ? $900.00 ? Tyler Wice

Unifor – Local 105 ? $250.00 ? Tyler Wice

Dryden Police Service Board – Chief Robert Imrie Bursary ? $500.00 ? Victoria Stroesser

Keewatin-Patricia District School Board Awards ? $500.00 ? Victoria Stroesser

Dryden District Conservation Club Award Honouring Ed Burgstaler ? $500.00 ? Zach Lambert

Keewatin-Patricia Elementary Teachers’ Association Bursary ? $500.00 ? Zach Lambert

Unifor – Local 105 ? $250.00 ? Zach Lambert

Dryden Minor Hockey Association –  Tom Wilkins Bursary ? $250.00 ? Zackery Lugli

 

 

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