To commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, 60 scholarships, one for each year of Her Majesty's reign, were awarded to graduating Grade 12 students. These students had demonstrated leadership and made significant contributions to their communities and the province. For a full list of the recipients, please visit diamondjubilee.ednet.ns.ca
Nova Scotians were invited to celebrate Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee during community events, medal presentations, tours of Province House, film presentations and other activities held across the province throughout 2012.
For only the second time in Canadian history, there was a Diamond Jubilee, and Nova Scotians had a number of opportunities to celebrate Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's service to Canada and the Commonwealth.