Special Awards

Marks to be used for scholarships/award applications MUST be earned at Leaside or through a Continuing Education program.  This also applies to University/College sponsored scholarships/awards not listed here.

 

Proficiency Awards

Proficiency Awards are granted to students in subject areas who have attained the highest standing and/or made a significant contribution to the program.

 

 

Special Awards

Special Awards recipients are graduating students and are selected by the Awards Committee in consultation with staff.  The following are the Special Awards:

 

 

Governor General’s Academic Medal (Bronze)

The Collegiate Bronze Medal is awarded to the student who achieves the highest overall average upon graduation from a diploma level secondary program (minimum two year, full-time duration).

 

 

Lieutenant-Governor’s Volunteer Award

This award is granted to a graduating student in recognition of exemplary student involvement in the community.

 

 

Principal’s Award for Student Leadership

The Principal’s Student Leadership Award is presented to a graduating student who demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities in school activities.

 

 

Norman McLeod Schloarship

The Norman McLeod Schloarship is awarded to a graduating student who demonstrated outstanding leadership in school activities.

 

 

David Ladkin Memorial Trophy

This trophy presented since 1953 in memory of David Ladkin is awarded to a young man in his graduating year that has demonstrated excellence in leadership, scholarship, athletics, and service to the community.

 

 

Gladys Heintz Trophy

This trophy is awarded to a young woman in her graduating year that has demonstrated excellence in leadership, scholarship, athletics, and service to the community.  Gladys Heintz was Head of Physical and Health Education, coached many girls’ teams and taught at Leaside from 1949 to 1977.

 

 

Jeff Crichton Award

This plaque is awarded to a student who exemplifies dedication, commitment and enthusiasm to the athletic program at Leaside High School.

 

 

Betty Hughes Memorial World Languages Award

This award is given to the top student who has taken two languages in grade 12.

 

 

Betty Stewart Prizes in World Languages – French Immersion

This award is given to the top student in grade 12 Français

 

 

Betty Stewart Prizes in World Languages - Core French

This award is given to the rop student in grade 12 Core Français

 

 

Betty Stewart Prizes in World Languages – Latin

This award is given to the top student in grade 12 Latin

 

 

French Immersion Social Science Award

This award is given to the student who has taken all Canadian and World Studies and social science courses throughout their years at Leaside and has obtained the highest average.

 

 

Nancy Karrandjas Latin & Classical Studies Award

This award is given to a senior student who has excelled in Latin and Classical Civilization courses and a proven commitment to Classical Studies beyond the classroom.



East York Kiwanis Scholarship

This award is granted to a graduating student who has demonstrated high academic achievement in his/her final year.

 

 

Leaside-East York University Women’s Club Scholarship

The graduating student chosen to receive this award is selected in recognition of outstanding achievement.  The young woman who is proceeding to a degree program at university must also have demonstrated contribution within the school and community and will not have received any other awards.

 

 

Leaside Staff  Scholarship

This award is granted to a graduating student who has demonstrated character and outstanding contribution in his/her four years at Leaside.

 


Alumni Association Scholarship

This award is granted to a graduating student who has demonstrated outstanding achievement and has made an outstanding contribution to the life of the school.

 

 

Mary-Lynne Crosbie Stuart Scholarship

This award is granted to a graduating student who will be pursuing post-secondary studies in one of the following fields: geography, geology, earth sciences, environmental studies, forestry, urban planning, or geological engineering.  The recipient has also demonstrated outstanding contribution to the school/community. It is recommended that the student have completed grade 12 Geography.

 

 

Leaside High School Parent Council Award for Volunteerism

This award is granted to a graduating student who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to volunteerism.

 

 

Adelino Vicentini Memorial Award in French Immersion

Adelino Vicentini, father of Enrico Vicentini (Assistant Curriculum Leader of French Immersion and World Languages) was a great lover of French language and literature and for many years did the calligraphy for the French Immersion Department.  This award will be given annually to the student obtaining the top mark in grade 12 Français.

 

 

Adelino Vicentini Memorial Award in Italian

Adelino Vicentini, father of Enrico Vicentini (Assistant Curriculum Leader of French Immersion and World Languages) learned Italian when he was twelve years old upon returning from France to complete his secondary studies.  In a short time he became an avid reader, writer and poet, and grew to love his second language as much as his first language.  This award will be given annually to the student obtaining the top mark in level 4 Italian.



Teresa and Adelino Vicentini Memorial Award

This award is named after the parents of  Enrico Vicentini, Assistant Curriculum Leader of French Immersion and World Languages.  Teresa and Adelino Vicentini always encouraged their children in their studies and to give back to the community.  This award will be given annually to a student who has studied both French and Italian and has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to volunteerism.

 

 

Rocky Yeung Memorial Award

This award is presented in memory of Rocky Yeung, a Leaside teacher of Latin and History. The recipient of this award must be a student of classics, classical civilization, history, or Latin. He/she must be pursuing post-secondary studies in classics, classical civilization, education, history, or Latin. The student exemplifies compassion, sense of community, patience and achievement/accomplishment. He/she must be involved in school and community and be well read and knowledgeable.



Canadian and World Studies Chronicle Award

This award is presented toa graduating student who has exhibited ongoing interest in Canadian and World Studies throughout their years at Leaside. This is generally a person who has taken the greatest number of History and Contemporary Studies courses and who has achieved the highest average in these courses.


Carrie Evans Memorial Award
This award is presented to a graduating student who has given an outstanding contribution to the arts.


LHS Music Award

This award is presented to the top performer in the Leaside Music Program.


Samuel Beatty Award in Mathematics

This award is presented to the graduating student who has the highest average in 3 maths (Functions, Calculus and Algebra)


Stuart Morrison Award in Business

This award is granted to the student with the top mark in a Grade 12 Business course.


Stuart Morrison Award in Science

This award is granted to the student with the top mark in a Grade 12 Science course.


Stuart Morrison Award in English

This award is granted to the student with the top mark in a Grade 12 English course.


Stuart Morrison Award in Family Studies

This award is granted to the student with the top mark in a Grade 12 Family Studies course.


Stuart Morrison Award in PHE

This award is granted to the student with the top mark in a Grade 12 PHE course.


Stuart Morrison Award in Computer Science

This award is granted to the student with the top mark in a Grade 12 Computer Science course.


Teresa Pierrynowski Award

This award is presented to the Grade 12 student who has show outstanding dedication to Technical Production


French Immersion Proficiency Award

This award is presented to the Grade 12 student with the highest average in two GRade 12 French Immersion courses.


Gail Fularski Art Award

This award is presented to the Grade 12 student with the highest Visual Arts mark and plans to attend a Visual Arts program for their post-secondary education.


Merit Award Bursaries

This award is presented to the Grade 12 student who applies and meets the Merit Award Bursaris criteria.


Jim McQueen Excellence in Education Award (OSSTF-D12)

This award is presented to the student who has given outstanding contribution to school life and exceptional community service.


TSSWWAA LHS Award

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U of T National Book Award

This award is presented to the student who has shown high academics and original or creative thought.


J.W. Kerr Citizenship Award

This award is presented to the student who has shown selfless contribution to school and/or the community.


Mitch Kerr Award in Physics and Chemistry

This award is presented to the student with the top marks in Chemistry and Physics.