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Award recipients shine at Spring Convocation

June 10, 2019
By: 
Cindy MacDougall

Royal Roads University will present 40 medals and awards to 29 graduates to celebrate exceptional achievement at Spring Convocation.

These awards honour students in the programs that designate Spring Convocation as their main ceremony. Awards in other programs will be presented at Fall Convocation.

The university will present the Chancellor’s Award to nine graduates who achieved the highest academic performance in their undergraduate or graduate program.

Chancellor’s Award recipients:

  • Frank Darren Halliday, Master of Arts/Science in Environment and Management
  • Jason Andrew Young, Master of Arts in Environmental Education and Communication
  • William Kidd, Master of Arts in Global Leadership
  • April Dawn Weavell, Master of Arts in Intercultural and International Communication
  • Justin Albert Robinson, Master of Arts in Leadership
  • Roselle Ginette Turenne, Master of Arts in Tourism Management
  • Marcie Lynne Cochrane, Master of Business Administration
  • Wendy Rene Nadon, Master of Global Management
  • Chrystal Michelle Morrison, Bachelor of Business Administration

Read more about the academic achievements of the Chancellor’s Award winners.

The Founders’ Award will be presented to a student in each graduating cohort of a degree program in recognition of having exemplified the qualities of leadership, sustainability and personal development.

Founders’ Award recipients:

  • Neil Ryan McGrath, Master of Arts/Science in Environment and Management
  • Jason Andrew Young, Master of Arts in Environmental Education and Communication
  • Brenda Lee Schoepp, Master of Arts in Global Leadership
  • Sarah Marie Leangen, Master of Arts in Intercultural and International Communication
  • Jacqueline Suchite Rivas, Master of Arts in Intercultural and International Communication
  • Tracey Ann Brezovski, Master of Arts in Leadership
  • Mary Rose Kulyk, Master of Arts in Leadership
  • Sheena Laura Grace Howard, Master of Arts in Leadership – Health
  • Karen Jill McKinnon, Master of Arts in Professional Communication
  • Matthew Dennis James Williams, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Communication
  • Lauren Kaitlyn Shea, Master of Arts in Tourism Management
  • Roselle Ginette Turenne, Master of Arts in Tourism Management
  • Scott Warren McDonald, Master of Business Administration in Executive Management
  • Pawan Yadav, Master of Global Management
  • Wendy Rene Nadon, Master of Global Management
  • Jacky Ilene Miltenberger, Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Matthew James Goodwin, Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management

The President’s Scholar Award is presented to students who graduate with distinction in the top 10 per cent of the graduating class in each undergraduate degree program.

President’s Scholar Award recipients:

  • Jacky Ilene Miltenberger, Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Chrystal Michelle Morrison, Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Viet Anh Tran, Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Serguei Barmakov, Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management
  • Madelaine Leigh Emberson, Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management
  • Brian Ross Hawkins, Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management
  • Matthew Thomas Loewen, Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management