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Top students pick up awards at Fall Convocation

October 30, 2019
By: 
Cindy MacDougall

Royal Roads University will present 64 awards to celebrate the remarkable academic achievements of 52 graduates at Fall Convocation Nov. 7.

The university will present the Chancellor’s Award to 16 graduates who achieved the highest academic performance in their undergraduate or graduate program.

Chancellor’s Award recipients:

  • Robert Mark Savage, Doctor of Social Sciences
  • Katherine Joan Friedley, Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Brian Rae, Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Robert Neil McAllister, Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and Management
  • Bradley Robert Van Dam, Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration and Leadership
  • Steven Peter Minten, Master of Arts in Learning and Technology
  • Andrew Ross Anderson, Master of Arts in Professional Communication
  • Christy Micheline Poirier, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Communication
  • Paul Lawrence Kirby, Master of Science in Environmental Practice
  • Dawn Janeen Smith, Master of Arts in Environmental Practice
  • Thibaut Guerin Doix, Bachelor of Science in Environmental Practice
  • Trust Owhomakome Afiegbe, Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
  • Michaela Maria Pomponio, Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies
  • Qiwendan Wang, Bachelor of Arts in Global Tourism Management
  • Lindsay Teresa Fleming, Bachelor of Arts in International Hotel Management
  • Brian Ross Hawkins, Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management

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

Founders’ Award recipients:

  • Jason Alan Mervyn Steeves, Doctor of Social Sciences
  • Tiffany Tresa Hill, Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Ian Garrett Macklon, Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Gary David O’Toole, Master of Arts in Leadership
  • Bradley Aubrey Moyle, Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and Management
  • Sarah Janet Mason Peake, Masters of Arts in Higher Education Administration and Leadership
  • Steven Peter Minten, Master of Arts in Learning and Technology
  • Daphne Simone, Master of Arts in Professional Communication
  • Anu Pala, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Communication
  • Samantha Lindsey Anne Williams, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Communication
  • Michaela Maria Pomponio, Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies
  • Mark Alistair Copeland Tymm, Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies
  • Haley Lina Friesen, Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
  • Stephanie Lee Carter, Master of Business Administration in Executive Management
  • Rabah Al Ali, Master of Global Management
  • Doreen Ann Arrowmaker, Master of Global Management
  • Quinn Douglas Smail, Bachelor of Arts in Global Tourism Management
  • Ha Viet Quach, Bachelor of Arts in International Hotel Management
  • Kristin Jennifer Kula, Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management
  • Sarah Lynne Zimmer, 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:

  • Brian Rae, Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Kimberly Janet Carnes, Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies
  • Jessica Ellen Hewett, Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies
  • Taylor Paul O'Flaherty, Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies
  • Jonathan Harold Pomponio, Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies
  • Michaela Maria Pomponio, Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies
  • Kenneth Edward Pungente, Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies
  • Mark Alistair Copeland Tymm, Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies
  • Shay Leigh Welle, Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies
  • Stephanie Selina Ball, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Communication
  • Ciaran Brendan Boyle, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Communication
  • An Nguyen Do, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Communication
  • Meaghan Janette Fitzpatrick, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Communication
  • Nickole Monique Elise Goeujon, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Communication
  • Christy Micheline Poirier, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Communication
  • Samantha Lindsey Anne Williams, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Communication
  • Thibaut Guerin Doix, Bachelor of Science in Environmental Practice
  • Katarina Ruth Duke, Bachelor of Science in Environmental Practice
  • Trust Owhomakome Afiegbe, Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science            
  • Miranda Lauren Brendel, Bachelor of Arts in International Hotel Management
  • Lindsay Teresa Fleming, Bachelor of Arts in International Hotel Management
  • Cassandra Therese Maurice-Magee, Bachelor of Arts in International Hotel Management
  • Ha Viet Quach, Bachelor of Arts in International Hotel Management
  • Thanh Phuong Vu, Bachelor of Arts in International Hotel Management
  • Justin David Boyd, Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management
  • John Frances Fennell, Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management       
  • Zaki Karim Jiwa, Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management
  • Kristin Jennifer Kula, Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management