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Past Winners

Awards of Excellence

2016 WINNERS

The UGAA recognized four exceptional alumni for their outstanding achievements and commitment to excellence at the Awards of Excellence Gala on June 10, 2016.

(L-R) Gavin Armstrong, B.Comm. ’11, PhD '16, Karen Kuwahara, B.A.Sc. '76, President Vaccarino and Dr. Harry Brightwell, DVM '56.

 

Alumnus of Honour
Dr. Harry Brightwell, DVM ’56

Alumni Volunteer Award
Karen Kuwahara, B.A.Sc. '76y

Alumni Medal of Achievement
Gavin Armstrong, B.Comm. ’11, PhD, '16

 

 

All Past Award Recipients

  • 2015 Karl Stensson, BLA '73
  • 2013 Mary Bush, B.H.Sc. ’70, M.Sc. ’75
  • 2012 Barbara Arrowsmith Young, B.A.Sc. '74
  • 2011 Margaret Dickenson, B.H. Sc. '68
  • 2010 Stan Eby, ADA '64
  • 2009 Dr. Neal Stoskopf, BSA ’57
  • 2008 Jeffrey C. Lozon, BA '76
  • 2007 Dr. Gordon Surgeoner, BSc '71, MSc '73
  • 2006 Mr. Peter Hannam, BSc (Agr) '62
  • 2005 Mrs. Mary J. Coyle, BA '78, MA '85
  • 2004 Dr. Donal B. McKeown, DVM ‘58
  • 2003 Dr. Clifford I. Chappel, DVM ‘50
  • 2002 Dr. George Stuart Atkins, BSA ‘39*
  • 2001 Mr. Kenneth O. Hammill, BSA ‘51
  • 2000 Mr. Lawrence M. Kerr, BSA '29*
  • 1999 Dr. Richard Richards, BSA '38*
  • 1998 Mr. Alfred Hales, BSA '34* and Mrs. Mary Hales, DHE '32*
  • 1997 Mr. Cameron Clark, BSA '53 and Mrs. Eleanor Clark, B.H.Sc. '54
  • 1996 Mr. Ginty Jocius, B.Sc. (Agr.) '70*
  • 1995 Mr. Everett Biggs, BSA '48*
  • 1994 Mr. Gordon Henry, BSA '34*
  • 1993 Dr. Jean Steckle, B.H.Sc. '52*
  • 1992 Dr. Roberta Bondar, B.Sc. (Agr.) '68
  • 1991 Dr. Thomas Peters, BSA '48*
  • 1990 Miss Florence Partridge, DHE '26*
  • 1989 Miss Susan LePage, BA '73
  • 1988 Dr. George Fisher, DVM '43
  • 1987 Dr. Kenneth Murray, BSA '50
  • 1986 Dr. Reginald Thomson, DVM '59*
  • 1985 Dr. Clayton Switzer, BSA '51, MSAgr '53
  • 1984 Mr. Elliot McLoughry, BSA '22*
  • 1983 Dr. Helen Abell, DHE '38*
  • 1982 Mrs. Maryon Brechin, DHE '38
  • 1981 Dr. Edith Weir, DHE '40*
  • 1980 Mr. T.R. (Dick) Hilliard, BSA '40*
  • 1979 Dr. R.J. (Rusty) McDonald, DVM '45
  • 1978 Mr. Gordon Nixon, BSA '37*
  • 1977 Dr. Harold Minshall, BSA '33*
  • 1976 Miss Helen McKercher, DHE '30*
  • 1975 Hon. James N. Allan, BSA '14*
  • 1974 Miss Olive Wallace, DHE '30*
  • 1973 Prof. A.W. (Jack) Baker, BSA '11*
  • 1972 Dr. Meldrum LeGard, DVM '23
  • 1971 Mr. Frederick Presant, BSA '23*
  • 1970 Dr. Frank Palmer, BSA '13*

* Deceased

  • 2015 Sarah Rothwell, B.Sc. Eng. '07
  • 2013 Anne Miner, BA ’80, MBA ’99
  • 2012 Nicole Chuchmach, B.Comm ’02 and MBA ’07
  • 2011Dr. Tricia Bertram Gallant BA '94
  • 2010 Dr. Karen Dupont DVM '98
  • 2009 Award not presented in 2009
  • 2008 Dr. Mick Bhatia PhD '95
  • 2007 Ms. Cyndy McLean MSc '97
  • 2006 Ms. Crystal Mackay, BSc (Agr) '92
  • 2005 Mr. David C. Urban, MFA '94
  • 2004 Ms. Sue-Ann F. Staff, BSc(Agr) ‘94
  • 2002 Dr. Kathleen L. Keil, PhD ’86, OVC ‘97
  • 2001 Not Presented
  • 2000 Not Presented
  • 1999 Mr. Adrian Park, B.Sc. '85
  • 1998 Miss Cassie Campbell, BA '97
  • 1997 Ms. Deborah O'Connor, B.A.Sc. '83
  • 1996 Mrs. Lynn Roblin, B.A.Sc. '80, M.Sc. '82
  • 1995 Mrs. Jane Sadler Richards, B.Sc. (Agr.) '80, M.Sc. '85
  • 1994 Not Presented
  • 1993 Dr. John Gunn, PhD '87
  • 1992 Dr. Derick Paquette, B.Sc. '78*
  • 1991 Mr. Norman Kunc, M.Sc. '88
  • 1990 Miss Kim Middleton, B.Sc. (H.K.) '83 and Miss Robin-Lee Norris, BA '80
  • 1989 Mrs. Mary Ann Rangam, B.A.Sc. '79
  • 1988 Dr. Mark Cochran, M.Sc. '80
  • 1987 Dr. Ann Lonergan, B.Sc. (Agr.) '74, DVM '79*
  • 1986 Mrs. Janet Sutherland, B.A.Sc. '77, M.Sc. '82
  • 1985 Miss Phyllis MacMaster, B.A.Sc. '76, B.Sc. (Agr.) '79
  • 1984 Mr. Bryan Boyle, B.Sc. (Agr.) '76
  • 1983 Brother Paul Desmarais, B.Sc. (Agr.) '71, M.Sc. '78
  • 1982 Dr. David Bird, B.Sc. '73
  • 1981 Ms. Brenda Elias, BASc '75, M.Sc. '78 and Mr. Donald J.P. Ziraldo, B.Sc. (Agr.) '71
  • 1980 Not Presented
  • 1979 Not Presented
  • 1978 Not Presented
  • 1977 Ms. Mary Bush, B.H.Sc. '70, M.Sc. '75
  • 1976 Dr. Ross Stevenson, B.Sc. (Agr.) '65, M.Sc. '66
  • 1975 Not Presented
  • 1974 Dr. Elizabeth Crown, B.H.Sc. '66, M.Sc. '67
  • 1973 Dr. Mildred Morton, B.H.Sc. '64
  • 1972 Mrs. Carol McArthur, B.H.Sc. '66

* Deceased

  • 2015 Ken, BSA '50 and Marilyn, B.H.Sc. '55 Murray
  • 2013 Dr. Roger Thomson, DVM '75
  • 2012 Warren Jestin, BA '71, MA '71
  • 2011 Linda Hruska, B.Sc. (Agr. ) '85, M. Agr. '88
  • 2010 Shirley Surgeoner, B.A. Sc. '72
  • 2009 Mary Lynn McPherson, BSc (Agr.) '80
  • 2008 Terence Rothwell BSc (Eng) '75
  • 2007 Michael Jenkinson, BSc 63, MSc '67
  • 2006 Martin Bosch, BSc '69, MSc '71, PhD '04
  • 2005 Dr. Thorald K. Warley, Hon.DLaw '03
  • 2004 Dr. J. Bruce Stone, BSc(Agr) ’53, MSc(Agr) ‘54
  • 2003 Mr. Bruce E. Christie, ADA ‘58
  • 2002 Dr. Thomas A. H. Sanderson, OVC ‘61
  • 2001 Dr. Clayton M. Switzer, BSA ’51, MSA ‘53
  • 2000 Mrs. S. Ann J. Smith, BSA '52
  • 1999 Mr. David Adams, BSA '49
  • 1998 Mr. Hank Vander Pol, B.Sc. (Agr.) '65
  • 1997 Mr. Tom Sawyer, ADA '59, BSc (Agr) '64
  • 1996 Mr. Robert Murray, BSA '49
  • 1995 Miss Florence Partridge, DHE '26*
  • 1994 Mr. Gordon Nixon, BSA '37*

* Deceased

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