John Paul IIís annual graduation ceremonies took place June 28.
The day started with a meaningful mass organized by John Paul IIís chaplain, Andrea Sparrow. That afternoon, the awards ceremony took place.
Earning the award for high academic proficiency average was Meghan Mercer and Jillana Schmidt had highest academic average.
Heather Leitner was called forward to receive the student of the year trophy.
Earning individual subject awards were: mathematics - Jillana Schmidt; social studies - Lynnsy St. Amant; native studies - Rita Panapasa; psychology - Garrison McLaren; art - Tia Bossaer; information processing - Brittany Boulton; home economics - Josh Iverson; physics - Jillana Schmidt; Canadian history - Joseph Derosier; law - Lynnsy St. Amant; calculus - David Patterson; English - Jillana Schmidt alternate education and functional integrated - Aaron Klima; music - Jordan Lilly; French language arts - Jillana Schmidt; French social - Jillana Schmidt; chemistry - Jillana Schmidt; biology - Jillana Schmidt; industrial arts - Blair Mahon; physical education female - Danyelle Heidt; physical education male - Jordan Lilly; French law - Jillana Schmidt; communications media - Aleksander Hardi; computer science - Josh Iverson; French Christian ethics - Meghan Mercer; Christian ethics - Danyelle Heidt.
Kean Konchinew earned the Progress Improvement Award, while the Access Centennial Award went to Lindsay Martel.
The French Immersion Academic Proficiency award was earned by Jillana Schmidt and the Core French Award was presented to Makenna Cameron.
Athletic awards were earned by Haley Garden and Jordan Lilly.
Other awards presented were: Rotary Award for Canadian History - Stefan Draskic; Rotary Award for Calculus - Yue Qiang Wang; Northwest Nations Education - Kashtin Jimmy; trades - Joel Epp; River City Plumbing Trades - Rylee MacKenzie; Sisters of the Child Jesus - David Patterson; COCJ Reunion Committee - Meghan Mercer; Les and Irene Dube Service and Justice - Meghan Mercer; Kiwanis Club of the Battlefords John Paul II Key Club - Meghan Mercer; Senior Leadership Trophy and Award - Heather Leitner and Kinsey Sherstobitoff; Royal Canadian Legion No. 70 - Lindsay Martel; Community Service Christian Ethics - Haley Garden ; AMGITS Community - Siarra Illingworth; Battlefords Realtors - Mihaela Sabo; Action Now Senior Citizens - Lynnsy St. Amant; Battleford Union Hospital Foundation - Lynnsy St. Amant; BATC Community Development Corporation - Nancy Whitecalf ; BTC Indian Health Services Inc. - Alexa Swiftwolfe; Retail, Wholesale, and Dept. Store Union - Brandon Burnett; Aulinger - Meranda Price and Joshua Abrahamson; SIGA - Nancy Whitecalf; Beverly Houk Memorial - Danyelle Heidt; Hebert Post-Secondary - Garrison McLaren; William J. Arsenault Ward - Jessica Pouliot; Innovation Credit Union Spirit Award - Makenna Cameron; Ultra Print - Aleksander Hardi ; Louis Gervais Memorial Hockey Award - Brody Gervais; Innovation Credit Union - Jillana Schmidt; Arch Bishop Romero - Lindsay Martel; Mary Friedman Memorial - Meghan Mercer; Nachtegaele Agri Services Scholarship - Stefan Draskic; Herbert H. Carnegie Future Aces Citizenship - Lindsay Martel; Sound City - Yue Quiang Wang; Knights of Columbus No. 7336 - Meghan Mercer; Alumni Fellowship - Meghan Mercer Christian Ethics - Meghan Mercer; Board of Education - Jillana Schmidt and Danyelle Heidt
Congratulations to all the graduates, and good luck with your plans for the future.