YRDSB Top Scholars 2015-16

York Region District School Board is pleased to share the top scholars for 2016.

“Congratulations to our students for their outstanding accomplishments,” said J. Philip Parappally, Director of Education. “Their success, and the success of all our students, is inspiring for our staff who support student achievement in York Region every day.”

Below is a list of York Region District School Board’s top students and their average marks for 2015-2016 (by percentage):


Edward Li Bayview Secondary School 100
Jeff Niu Newmarket High School 100
Guan (J.J.) Wang Bayview Secondary School 100
Mokai (Monica) Xu Bayview Secondary School 100
Name withheld 100
Kevin Dembski Huron Heights Secondary School 99.3


York Region students consistently perform above average in provincial testing and the Board is one of the top achievers in Ontario.

Bayview Secondary School topped the list with the following three students earning a 100 per cent average. Guan (J.J.) Wang, Monika Xu (pictured) and Edward Li made their school extremely proud.

Xu is Co-chair of the Markham Mayor’s Youth Council and will be attending the University of Waterloo starting in September.

Li currently works as a teaching assistant for Kumon and heads to McMaster University in the fall.

For more information, visit www.yrdsb.ca.



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