Archive for July, 2015

Zach Visser – Colonel Gray Governor General Medal winner for 2015

Posted on: July 22nd, 2015 by kdwhitrow

Congratulations to Zach and family in receiving the Governor General’s medal.  The Governor General’s medal, established in 1873 recognizes students who have achieved the highest academic average in all of their grade 11 and 12 courses.

Athletic Awards for 2015

Posted on: July 6th, 2015 by kdwhitrow

Athletic Award Photos – provided by a student photographer


Left to right – Sarah Peters, Danielle Younker, Zach  Visser, Mark Smith, Jenna Mae Ellsworth, Bailey Andrews, Sarah Murphy, Alex Campbell

Colonel Gray Major Athletic Awards for 2015
The Melanie Coulter Award Ashley MacBain
The David MacGillivary Award Zach Visser
The W. H. Horton Spirit Award Danielle Younker and Zach  Visser
The Creighan, Mullaly, MacLeod Memorial Award Bailey Andrews
The Ayangma, Houston, Matheson Memorial Award Sarah Peters
Rookie of the Year Sarah Murphy and Alex Campbell
Athletes of the Year Jenna Mae Ellsworth and Mark Smith
Sport Team Awards
Field Hockey MVP – Sara SearMost Dedicated – Christie Hall
Women’s Golf  


Men’s Golf

MVP – Bailey Carr
Most Dedicated – Christie HallMVP – Alex Hall

Top Rookie – Zack Willis

AA M Soccer MVP – Josh Evans
AA W Soccer MVP – Kendra CraswellMost Dedicated – Madison Kane-MacPhail
AAA W Soccer MVP – Danielle YounkerDefensive Player of the year: Cassie Feehan
AAA M Soccer Co-MVP – Zach VisserCo-MVP – Mark Smith
Baseball MVP – Jonathan Arsenault
Cross Country MVP – Midget girls -Tori FitzpatrickMVP – Midget boys –  Peter McQuaid

MVP – Senior girls – Danielle Younker

MVP – Senior boys – Michael Rogers

Coach’s Awards – Luke Mairino and Lauren Clark

AAA W Volleyball MVP – Jada YeoTop Rookie – Sarah Murphy
AAA M Volleyball MVP – Jeremy ThompsonTop Rookie – Matt Connolly
Power lifting MVP – Emily McKenna
AA W Basketball MVP – Danielle YounkerMost Dedicated – Edna Nino Esparza
AA M Basketball Most Improved – Eason WangMost Dedicated – Richard Liang
AAA W Basketball Co-MVP Victoria BarbourCo- MVP Jenna Mae Ellsworth
AAA M Basketball Co-MVP Max RamsayCo-MVP Jeremy Thompson
Badminton Male MVP Zach VisserFemale MVP – Jada Yeo

Most Improved – Sarah Murphy

Top Rookie – Annika Wiebe

A W Rugby Co-MVP Lauren ClarkCo-MVP Summer Matheson
A M Rugby MVP – Elijah HoodMost Improved – Connor Campbell
AAA W Rugby MVP – JoAnna HowlettMost Improved – Anneke Dykerman
AAA Men’s Rugby Co-MVP – Steven MacMillanCo-MVP Mark Smith
W Softball MVP – Jada YeoMost Dedicated – Taylor Meek
M Softball MVP – Jonathan ArsenaultMost Dedicated – Parker Ronahan
Track & Field Sr. Male MVP – Niall BurnettSr. Female MVP – Danielle Younker

Midget Male MVP – Jack Carruthers

Midget Female MVP: Sarah Murphy

Coaches’ Choice AwardsSamantha MacAdam & Michael Rogers



Graduate Aggregate Winners for 2015

Posted on: July 6th, 2015 by kdwhitrow

2015 grads in gowns

The Aggregate awards are based on the Honours Average, top average in 6 grade 12 courses including English.

From Left to Right in the picture, Kevin Whitrow, Principal, Ranking First – Zachary Visser, Second – Amy Frost-Wicks, Third – Jeremy Thompson, Fourth – Alexandra MacDonald, Fifth – John Zhou.



Summer Holidays – Main Office and Student Services closed until Aug. 26, 2015

Posted on: July 6th, 2015 by kdwhitrow

The Main office and the Student Services office at Colonel Gray are closed until Aug. 26, 2015 when office staff returns to work.  For further information please visit the Student Services page.

Please contact the ELSB at 902-368-6990 during the holiday period if your request is urgent.

Vice Principal Fleming recognized with the Premier’s Award for Diversity Leadership 2015

Posted on: July 2nd, 2015 by kdwhitrow

Congratulations to Rosemary Fleming, Colonel Gray Vice Principal as she is recognized with the Premier’s Award for Diversity Leadership in 2015.  Rosemary is often the first member of our staff to meet immigrant and refuge students  as they register for high school courses.  We are pleased and proud of her.