Home > Students Share : Graduate Awards St. Francis Xavier Secondary SchoolGraduation Award Recipients2020 Kian Djavadi-Asll Scholarship award c/o the Brenner Family Saad MirKian Djavadi-AsllIn memoriam of a St. Francis Xavier student who was taken so tragically from us and in honor of all that he contributed to our school community. This award is presented to a graduating student that possesses the qualities of Kindness, Respectfulness, Purpose and Cheerfulness. The Thomas J. Reilly Scholarship Laura NemiThis award is presented to a graduating student who has demonstrated excellence in the study of modern language and intends to pursue post-secondary education. The Edward King Memorial Award Nosakhare John OsagieThis award is presented to a graduating student demonstrates academic excellence and leadership in the school program. The St. Oscar Romaro Award Maham DarThis award is given to a graduating student who demonstrates a commitment to social Justice and who demonstrates his/her convictions through action. The St. Francis Xavier English Language Learner Award Isabela Gomez-ZapataThis award is presented to the graduating English as a second language student who has, as determined by staff, made the significant progress in his/her ability to read, write, and speak English. The Principal's Award Kami Zapata LopezLiona NdayishimiyeThis award is presented to the graduating student who has overcome all barriers put in his/her path throughout his/her school years and who has achieved success. The Most Outstanding Student Award Alyssa ZhangThis award is presented in recognition of a graduating student who has contributed in an outstanding way to the school in areas of academics, athletics, leadership and involvement in school activities during his/her school years. The Catholic School Council Award Erini HaronYu Xin LiThis award is presented to the student who has demonstrated a commitment to Catholic family values, respect for the school and public property, significant involvement in school and community, volunteerism and positive role modelling. The I.B. Award Angelica HannaYu Xin LiNosakhare John OsagieMonica TawadrossAlex VacaroaiaThis award is presented to the graduating student involved in the IB program who has maintained academic excellence and active participation in school activities, clubs, and or teams. The McCarthy Uniforms Award Chiara Decena-BarbieriYohan FernandesThis award is presented to a graduating student who has contributed to student life and whose character accomplishments exemplify that of the school moto. The Lieutenant Governor’s Community Volunteer Award Emmanuel GillThis award is presented to a graduating student who has gone significantly beyond the diploma expectations of 40 hours of community service. The Community Service Award Alishbah AslamArunesh BaskaranMaham DarYu Xin LiNosakhare John OsagieThis is awarded to the graduating student who has gone significantly beyond the diploma’s expectation of 40 hours of community service. The Student Catholic Leadership Award Rhea D’MelloThis award is presented to a student who demonstrates a commitment to their Catholic faith in the service of others. Governor General’s Academic Medal Keren MaAlyssa ZhangThis is awarded to the student who receives the highest average upon graduation from a Secondary School.(Includes all grade 11 and grade 12 courses as listed on the student’s official transcript and must be calculated based on final results) The Winning Scholarship Taejah RobertsThis award is presented in recognition of a BIPOC graduating student who intends to pursue post-secondary education and who has contributed to the school community over their years at St. Francis Xavier. The Aramark Food Services Provider Award Emmanuel GillThis award is presented to a graduating student who has made an outstanding contribution in the area of food services. The Jose Velez Award Luwella GonzalesThis award is presented to a graduating student whose culinary talents show promise who has an independent spirit. The Michael Timpano Award Stefanie CroningThis award is given to a graduating student whose artistic talents show promise and an independent spirit of hope and vision. The Brian Brozo Memorial Award Fatima AlshareefNicholas MerrithewThis award is presented to the graduating student who has overcome obstacles and challenges in his or her educational journey and who has achieved success. The Student Success Award Kyra PoulinThis award is presented in recognition of a graduating student who has overcome academic adversity to achieve success through alternative education and or credit recovery. The Cosmetology Award in Memory of Stephanie Sousa Isabella VitalThis award is presented in recognition of a graduating student who has shown success in the cosmetology program. The Edge Imaging Award Arunesh BaskaranLeslie Moreno ChavesThis award is presented to a graduating student in recognition of the success shown in the communication and technology program. The George Brown Hospitality and Tourism SHSM Award Sophie PaulinoThis award is presented to a graduating student who has made an outstanding contribution to the SHSM program in Hospitality and Tourism. The Healthcare and Wellness SHSM Award Arian De GuzmanThis award is presented to a graduating student who has contributed significantly to the SHSM Health and Wellness program at Xavier. The Lecia and Gene Korchinos Memorial Humanitarian Award Kian Djavadi-Asll (Posthumously)This award is presented to a student(s) who embodies a selfless desire to embrace and enhance the lives of others without seeking any personal gain, reward or recognition. The Sports SHSM Award Victoria BirakerThis award is presented to a graduating student who has contributed significantly to the SHSM Sports program at Xavier. Aramark Excellence in Commitment Award Fria PaulinoAlex VacaroaiaThis award is presented to a deeply committed student that demonstrates a dedication to their work, which in turn contributes to the vibrancy of the St. Francis Xavier community. Chaplaincy Leader Award of Excellence Sawsan Al RabadiRhea D'MelloNathanial GeorgeThis Award is presented to a student who demonstrates a commitment to their Catholic faith in the service of others in the office of Chaplaincy. U of T Book Award Angelica HannaThis award recognizes students who demonstrate superior academic performance, original and creative thought, and exceptional achievement in a broad context. Loran Scholar Semi-Finalist Alex VacaroaiaThe selection of a Loran Scholar is unique in its attention to a young person’s character. They believe that integrity, courage, grit and personal autonomy are better indicators of overall potential than standard academic measures.