2024 Governor General Academic Medal recipients

2024 Governor General Academic Medal recipients
Posted on 07/11/2024

Congratulations to seven HPEDSB 2024 secondary school graduates who are recipients of the Governor General's Academic Medal. It is awarded to the student graduating with the highest average from a high school, college or university.

Award recipients

  • Mustafa Ali, Bayside Secondary School
  • Emily Cohen, North Hastings High School
  • Lucas Cameron Louder, Prince Edward Collegiate Institute
  • Janelle Ganhao, Trenton High School
  • Ripken Shaver, Eastside Secondary School
  • Xi (Claire) Wang, Central Hastings School
  • Ethan Williams, Centennial Secondary School

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. 

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.

2024 Governor General Academic Medal Recipients