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Congratulations to Governor General’s Academic Medal recipients for 2019-2020

July 28, 2020—Congratulations to seven secondary school students who are recipients of the Governor General’s Academic Medal.

Since 1873, the Governor General’s Academic Medal has recognized the outstanding scholastic achievements of students in Canada. It has become one of the most prestigious awards that a student in a Canadian educational institution can receive. The medal is awarded to the student graduating with the highest average from a high school, college or university.

Devin Hastey
Devin Hastey
Bayside Secondary School

Ikeoluwa Blessing Agbaje
Ikeoluwa Blessing Agbaje
Centennial Secondary School

Terra Clark
Terra Clark
Centre Hastings Secondary School

Peyton Barnabi
Peyton Barnabi
Eastside Secondary School

Jessie Ritter
Jessie Ritter
North Hastings High School

Wilson Liu
Wilson Liu
Prince Edward Collegiate Institute

Ryan Gentle
Ryan Gentle
Trenton High School

Pierre Trudeau, Tommy Douglas, Kim Campbell, Robert Bourassa, Robert Stanfield and Gabrielle Roy are past recipients.

Medals are presented on behalf of the Governor General by participating educational institutions, along with personalized certificates signed by the Governor General. There is no monetary award associated with the  award.

For more information, please contact:
Kerry Donnell, Communications & Public Relations Manager, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 62354, [email protected]

Last updated: July 28, 2020 at 10:00 am
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