Recipients of the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Awards

2013 Distinguished Alumni Award Winner

 

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Stu Chahal

He might have found his professional calling in computer systems, but his passion extends to people — especially those who need it most.

As the 2013 recipient of the University of the Fraser Valley Distinguished Alumni award, Chahal is just now looking back on his rapid ascent since graduating with a Bachelor in Computer Systems degree with a minor in business administration back in 2005. [...]

   

 

2013 Young Distinguished Alumni Award Winner

Evan Wiens

This young alumni hasn’t been a dentist for very long, but he’s already packed a lot of professional experience, leadership, and community service into his career.

This year’s winner of the Distinguished Young Alumni award at the University of the Fraser Valley — reserved for a high achiever under the age of 35 — has been making an impact at every stage of his education and career. [...]

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Click here, to seee photos from Giving Thanks 2013 -UFV's premiere appreciation event held on October 10.



 

Recipients of the 2012 Distinguished Alumni Awards and
Alumni Association Leadership Awards

2012 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient George Hemeon, BA '04 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award Winner
George Hemeon, BA '04

Typically, awards recognize a major strength of the individual receiving them. The winner of this year’s Distinguished Alumni award from the University of the Fraser Valley is being lauded for multiple strengths.

George Hemeon (BA ’04) is being honoured for both his career achievements and his artistic merit.



2012 Young Distinguished Alumni
Award Winner
Alex McAulay, BBA '07

Alex McAulay has always been a hardworking, multi-tasking individual. From his time spent studying and volunteering at the University of the Fraser Valley, to his involvement with the community of Chilliwack, he’s been a busy guy with multiple things on the go.[...]
2012 Young Distinguished Alumni award recipient Alex McAulay, BBA  

 The Alumni Association was also pleased to present all five leadership awards this year. 

Congratulations to...
Bobbi Dionne, recipient of the Alumni Association Endowment Leadership Award
in the College of Arts;
Nathan Abrahams, who received the Alumni Association Endowment Leadership Award in
the Faculty of Professional Studies;
Alan Sum, winner of the Alumni Association Endowment Leadership Award in the
Faculty of Science;
Scott Hylkema, winner of the Alumni Association Annual Leadership Award in the Faculty of Trades & Technology;
Nik Venema, winner of the Alumni Association Annual Graduate Leadership Award.



Recipients of the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award and
Alumni Association Leadership Awards.

2011 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, Shirzad Ahmed 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award winner
Shirzad Ahmed

Shirzad Ahmed knows what it’s like to be a refugee — stateless and far away from family and friends. At the age of 18 he was a political exile from Kurdistan, an area of northeast Iraq that suffered great oppression under the regime of Saddam Hussein [...]

The Alumni Association was also pleased to present five leadership awards this year. 

Congratulations to...
Shane Potter, recipient of the Alumni Association Endowment Leadership Award
in the Faculty of Arts;
Amy Norris, who received the Alumni Association Endowment Leadership Award in
the Faculty of Professional Studies;
Chad Regehr, winner of the Alumni Association Endowment Leadership Award in the
Faculty of Science;
David Visscher, winner of the Alumni Association Annual Leadership Award in the Faculty of Trades & Technology;
Trevor Vik, winner of the Alumni Association Graduate Leadership Award



Recipients of the 2010 Distinguished Alumni Award and
Alumni Association Leadership Awards. 

2010 Distinguished Alumni Award winner
Tracey Vanderaegen-Jones

The Alumni Association was also delighted to present all five leadership awards this year. 

Congratulations to...
Joddi Alden, recipient of the Alumni Association Endowment Leadership Award in the
Faculty of Arts,
Amarjit Ghatore, who received the Alumni Association Endowment Leadership Award in the
Faculty of Professional Studies,
Alan Sum, winner of the Alumni Association Endowment Leadership Award in the
Faculty of Science,
Marcus De Bruin, recipient of the Alumni Association Annual Leadership Award in the
Faculty of Trades and Technology and;
Ashley Bjurman, who won the Alumni Association Annual Graduate Leadership award.
 

 



Recipients of the 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award and
Alumni Association Leadership Awards.

2009 Distinguished Alumni Award Winner
Autumn Jenkinson

The Alumni Association was also pleased to present three leadership awards this year 

Congratulations to...
Michael Johnson, who received the Alumni Association Annual Leadership Award in the
Faculty of Trades and Technology,
Tyler Klassen, recipient of the Alumni Association Endowment Leadership Award in
the Faculty of Arts and:
Theresa Fresco winner of the Alumni Association Annual Graduate Leadership award.

 



Recipients of the 2008 Distinguished Alumni Award and
Alumni Association Leadership Awards.

 

 

 

2008 Distinguished Alumni Award Winner
Gus Hartl

The UFV Alumni Association was also pleased to present two leadership awards this year.  Congratulations to...
Saran Sandeep, winner of the Alumni Association Endowment Leadership Award in
Faculty of Arts and;
Lindsey Clement, winner of the Alumni Association Graduate Leadership Award.


 

UCFV ANNUAL AWARDS NIGHT 2007 

UCFV Awards Night 2007
Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient

Mary Anne Waterhouse (left)
Stacey Irwin - Chair (right)

UCFV Awards Night 2007
Alumni Association Endowment

Scholarship Recipient
Cassie Silva (left)
Stacey Irwin - Chair (right)

 


Recipients of the Alumni Association Scholarship and Distinguished Alumni Award
2004 - 2006

UCFV Awards Night 2006

The UCFV Alumni Association was pleased to be able to offer a second scholarship this year.
Congratulations to Mark Sinclair first recipient of the Alumni Association Graduate Scholarship.
Congratulations also to Gorgen Gronberg this year's recipient of the Alumni Association Scholarship.

 

UCFV Awards Night 2005
From left to right: Stacey Irwin (Chair),
Lara Manuel (Alumni Association Scholarship Award Recipient 2005),
Terry-Lynn Stone (Alumni Association Distinguished Award Recipient and
Susan Francis (Vice Chair).

UCFV Awards Night 2005

From left to right: Stacey Irwin (Chair) and
Terry-Lynn Stone (Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient 2005).

 

UCFV Awards Night 2004
Stacey Irwin (on left), Chair of the Alumni Association,
presents the Distinguished Alumni Award to Sergeant Amar Kingra.
Lexi Madsen was the 2004 Alumni Association Scholarship winner.
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