“We have all been through so much in the past year in living and finding ways to thrive in one of the most challenging periods in our history.”. Aidan Bischoff. Dylan Amato-Gauci, Cattana Family Award ($500) – honouring Mr. Joseph Cattana ’46, awarded to the graduate who has achieved excellence in the Writer’s Craft course, and shows a passion for writing. Frank McCabe, CSB during his many years of service as a Basilian priest, teacher, and friend. Luca Bernardini, Markus Geiger, Noah Rondinone, Miklos Bukta, Vincent Marraffino, Selby Warren, Bobby Fobih, Joshua McBain, Jason Xu, Cassius Francis, and William O’Brien, Leo McArthur ’55 Exit Scholarship ($600) – is awarded to a graduating student who will be studying Civil Engineering at a post-secondary institution. Watch the entire recorded awards ceremony below: Screen Time and Gaming via a Scientific Lens: Next ParenTalks, On Your Bookmark... Get Set: Odette Library Opens New Chapters, Alumni Information Series: Remaining Flexible in Your Career, SMCS Parents’ Association Focuses on Wellness and Raising Spirits, As the World Turns: Motivational Speaker Returns, Young Alumni Entrepreneurs Looking to Make a Positive Impact on the World, When Adventure Calls: Boy in Motion on a Mission, Introducing a New Way to View SMCS: In 3D, ‘Staying Flexible, yet Opportunistic: Things I’ve Learned Along the Way’, Watch the SMCS Virtual Academic Awards 2020, Strategies, Systems, and Steps to Get Better Organized, World Geography Integrates Deep Learning Close to Home. Calculation is based on all Grade 11 and 12 courses as listed on the student’s official Transcript of Grades issued by the Ministry of Education. Fr. Sicheng Hong, Patricia Boland Memorial Award ($500) – awarded to the graduate who has made a significant contribution to the Reach for the Top programme. “Congratulations to everyone,” James McKinnon, Principal of SMCS said during his closing remarks at the virtual ceremony. In addition to recognizing the major award and scholarship winners, the virtual ceremony featured keynote speaker Dr. Jonathan Cardella ’93 who addressed the graduates from his home in Connecticut, as well as class valedictorian and former Student Government President, Edward Qu ’20. Peter-Michael Sum, Byron Lumsden & Oscar Muller Memorial Award ($1,000) – presented by the Lumsden family to a student who studies accounting in his graduating year, who shows a passion for business studies, and who is a strong role model for those around him. Joseph Cressatti, Spiritus Trophy – was presented to St. Michael’s College School on behalf of the Holy Ghost Fathers in 1958 by Fr. Seung Jae Yang, Lieutenant Governor’s Community Volunteer Award – awarded to a student for exemplary community contribution or outstanding achievement through volunteer activity. Overlooking VT's Green Mountains, Saint Michael's is home to 2,000 undergraduates. Aidan Bischoff, Fr. Holland ’27 built St. Pius Church in Calgary, Alberta, which was founded by the Basilian Fathers. Emile John, Vice Principal of St. Michael's College School presents awards at the Virtual Graduation Awards Ceremony. Emile John, Vice Principal of St. Michael's College School presents awards at the Virtual Graduation Awards Ceremony. Albert Butler Scholarship ($3,000) – awarded annually to the graduating student who achieves the second highest academic average based on six SMCS subjects in the graduating year. Home; Elections 2020; Local; Vermont; VT Politics & Government; Police & Courts; Education This award is presented to a graduating student who, during his years at St. Michael’s, exemplified this same spirit of perseverance and service to others. Norman Fitzpatrick Scholarship ($1,000) – awarded to the graduating student who has made a significant contribution to the theatre productions at St. Michael’s College School. “There are very few moments in my life that I can remember with crystal clarity, and my graduation from St. Mike’s was one of them. Gary McCarthy, CSSP, who taught at St. Michael’s in preparation for the opening of Neil McNeil High School in September of that year. Michael Orrico, Archangel Awards ($500) – awarded to students who have made an outstanding contribution to the school by combining academics and co-curriculars well during their years at St. Michael’s. Edward Qu, Fr. Matthew Mulcahy Scholarship ($5,000) – awarded annually to the graduating student who achieves the highest academic average based on six SMCS subjects in the graduating year. Carlos Sebastian Vinasco-Lasso, Fr. Joseph Cressatti, Brian Dunn Memorial Award for General Proficiency – established by the Dunn Family in memory of their son Brian Dunn (1959–1978), a former student at St. Michael’s. James McKinnon, Principal of St. Michael's College School addresses the Class of 2020 in the school's first Virtual Graduation Awards Ceremony. Gregory James Choma-Sutter, Jonah Leduc, Michael Shu, and Yun Seok Yang, Fr. Bernard Holland Award ($500) – awarded to the graduate who has achieved a high standard of excellence in Industrial Arts. Dr. Jonathan Cardella '93 speaking at St. Michael's College School's Virtual Graduation Awards Ceremony for the Class of 2020. Niklaus Boatswain, Charlie Lewis Memorial Award ($500) – presented by the faculty of St. Michael’s College School to a student who studies Law and/or Geography in his graduating year, and who best exemplifies the attributes of strong character, scholarship, a thirst for knowledge, and a passion for justice, advocacy and activism as epitomized by the late Mr. Charlie Lewis, a former teacher and coach at St. Michael’s College School. Be well, and congratulations.”. Norman Fitzpatrick Scholarship ($1,000) – awarded to the graduating student who has made a significant contribution to the theatre productions at St. Michael’s College School. 2 of 12. Patrick Fogarty Catholic Student Award – presented by the Catholic Education Foundation of Ontario to the student who exemplifies the ideals and values of a Catholic high school. Issay Amaha, Thomas Campbell ’04 Achievement Award ($1,000) – presented annually on behalf of the Campbell family to the graduating student whose reflective and curious mind has pushed education beyond classroom learning and has thereby enhanced the experience for those around him. Jake Laville, Robert J. Buckley Memorial Scholarship ($500) – awarded annually to the graduate who has made an outstanding contribution to the arts while at St. Michael’s. Technical Award - Luke De Bartolo Foundation Scholarship Awards. Fr. “I want to congratulate you all, and I hope to be able to see some or all of you in person next year. MAP/DIRECTIONS John Sopta. Aidan Bischoff '20 is presented with the Spiritus Trophy at the St. Michael's College School's Virtual Graduation Awards Ceremony.