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Governor General's Academic Medal

governor general's academic medalThe Governor General's Acadmeic Medal was established in 1873 by Lord Dufferin. It is awarded to the student who graduates with the highest academic standing in a diploma-level post-secondary program.

The medal is numbered and engraved with the Crest of the Royal Arms of Canada.

Lakeland College has been presenting these academic medals since 1988.
2013 Medalist Hayley Down
Hayley Down of Maryfield, Sask., a graduate of the Animal Health Technology program at the Vermilion campus, earned the 2013 Governor General's medal. She is the second animal health tech student to win the past 3 years. Hayley first came to Lakeland for the veterinary medical assistant program.
2012 Medalist Janelle LaBrecque
Janelle LaBrecque, of St. Paul, Alta., graduated from the financial services diploma program. Besides winning this medal, she also earned the highest score among all candidates across Canada who wrote the Canadian Investment Funds course (CIFC) exam offered by the Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) in December 2011
2011 Medalist Jennelle Russell
Jennelle Russell graduated with a perfect 4.0 grade point average from the Animal Health Technology program. She is originally from Edmonton, Alta.
2010 Medalist Chelsea Gatzke
Chelsea Gatzke, graduated from the Conservation & Restoration Ecology (CARE) program in 2010. Gatzke, from Spirit Wood, Sask, continued her education at Lakeland College by enroling in the applied environmental management degree.
Medal Winner Archives

Year

Winner

Program

 1988-89  Ken Kingdon   Recreation & Parks 
 1989-90  Leslie Bryan   Business Administration
 1990-91  Paula Mutter
 Business Administration - Accounting
 1991-92  Jamie Kotowich
 Business Administration - Accounting
 1992-93  Jason Carde
 Business Administration -Accounting
 1993-94  Kevin Ramsay
 Business Administration - Computer Sciences
 1994-95  Lorraine Lamoureux
 Interior Design
 1995-96  Joanna Coleman
 Rehabilitation Services
 1996-97  Randall Kostiuk
 Business Administration - Computer Sciences
 1997-98  Marianne Caldwell
 Business Administration
 1998-99  Michael Fernandez
 Environmental Protection Tech
 1999-2000  Terri-Lee Murray
 Natural Resources Technology
 2000-01  Daphne Isaak
 Early Childhood Development
 2001-02  M. Vawn McLean
 Management
 2002-03  Dana Pederson
 Early Childhood Development
 2003-04  Monica Sczyrba
 Adventure Tourism & Outdoor Recreation
 2004-05  Jaime Arcand
 Environmental Conservation & Reclamation
 2005-06  Michael Arnold
 Appraisal & Assessment
 2006-07  Bethany L'Heureux
 Environmental Protection Technology 
 2007-08  Alma Noel
 Early Learning & Childcare
 2008-09  Janey Rolheiser
 Professional Accounting
 2009-10  Chelsea Gatzke
Conservation & Restoration Ecology
 2010-11  Jennell Russell
Animal Health Technology
 2011-12  Janelle LaBrecque Financial Services
 2012-13  Hayley Down
Animal Health Technology
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