A Peace Arch Elementary student is the recipient of the 2014 Gold Medal for Grade 8 Violin in British Columbia.
Kaylee Yoong, 10, was selected by the Royal Conservatory of Music as one of the young musicians to receive the honour.
Yoong was a concert master for two years in the Demi-Semiahmoo Strings and also plays the piano.
Gold Medals are awarded each academic year by province or region to candidates who have obtained the highest mark for practical examinations in each discipline.
Yoong and other recipients will be honoured at the Vancouver Convocation and Gold Medals Ceremony in Vancouver on Nov. 16.