Class Afloat believes in celebrating the achievements of its students. Congratulations to the award recipients for 2012/2013.
The Award for Academic Excellence is presented to the graduating student with the highest academic standing overall.
The Governor General’s Bronze Medal for academic excellence is awarded to the student who, upon graduation from a secondary school, achieves the highest academic average, including all grade 11 and grade 12 courses.
Santiago Jose Z W
The Seamanship Award is presented to the year’s most outstanding sailor, a student whose commitment to and interest in acquiring sailing skills and learning seamanship are without peer.
The Founder’s Award for Global Citizenship is presented to a community member who embraces the school’s principles of social justice, sustainable practices, leadership and vision. Recipients of this award may be selected from the student body, the faculty or the professional crew.
Dylan C and Allison M
The Citizenship Award is presented to the student who has consistently and selflessly contributed to the vessel community as a whole. This student displays uncommon sensitivity to and respect for others, strength of character, and great personal integrity.
The Derek Zavitz Memorial Award is presented in memory of Derek Zavitz whose passion for adventure, learning, and new experiences forged a standard that we would have all Class Afloat crewmembers pursue. Recipients of this award may be selected from the student body, the faculty or the professional crew.
Queen Elizabeth Medal is awarded to a grade 12 student who has fulfilled the requirements for a Nova Scotia High School Graduation Diploma, having demonstrated superior academic achievement in grades 10, 11 and 12, and maintained an outstanding record in school and community involvement.
Sarah F and Claudio Valdes G
The Lieutenant Governor`s Medal is awarded to one female and one male student in grade 11 who have demonstrated qualities of leadership and service in the school and community, and commendable performance in the courses in which they are enrolled.