EMSB Board of Trade Winners


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Two students from the English Montreal School Board (EMSB) won gold medals and another a silver at the 25th annual Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal Outstanding Student Awards Program, which took place recently at the Hilton Montréal Bonaventure. In all, 11 EMSB students were nominated in four different categories. This prestigious event recognizes noteworthy personal creative projects completed by Secondary V and vocational education students attending Montreal area schools. All of the finalists were interviewed by jury members in their respective categories. They had to maintain an average of at least 80 percent to qualify. Alexander Winkler-Schwartz (right) of Marymount Academy in N.D.G. won the gold medal in Sciences/Math, which was accompanied by a $1,000 bursary. Rini Karmaker (center) of John F. Kennedy High School in St. Michel captured silver and $700 in the same category. In the Vocational Education Program category, Carl Tabib (left) of the Rosemount Technology Centre won gold and $1,000.