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Loyalist College Student Leaders Recognized at Awards Luncheon

April 08, 2008

The second annual Student Leadership Recognition ceremony was held recently at Loyalist College to recognize student leaders through the presentation of the Pollitt Awards. The awards are named in honour of Fred Pollitt, in recognition of the leadership he has provided to the student body during his 14 years as Director of Student Life at the College.

At the ceremony Jessica Bourque, Student Government President, made a special presentation to Mary Jane Breault, Residence Coordinator, who is retiring after over 20 years at Loyalist College. The Student Government wanted to recognize and thank her for her dedication and commitment to Loyalist students, in particular those living in residence.

The recipients of this year’s Pollitt Awards are:

Loyalist Student Government

Jessica Bourque, Student Government President

Carling Cameron, Vice-President Student Life

Harmony Nottingham-Blongé, Director of Entertainment

Camille Parent, Residence Leader

Alan Herrington, Biosciences and Business Leader

Tammy Klassen, Health Sciences Leader

Trusha Gordon, Human Studies Leader

Thomas Clark, Justice Studies Leader

Michael McCaul, Media Studies Leader

Outstanding Class Leaders

Erin Abraham, School of Biosciences and Business

Michelle Kelly, School of Health Sciences

Tracy Bush, School of Human Studies

Rob Shedlowich, School of Justice Studies

Jessica Bourque, School of Media Studies; Wayne Lainchbury, School of Skills and Trades

Outstanding Student Leaders

Camille Parent, Residence Assistant

Steven Wilson, Walk Safe Volunteer

Jonathan Cavanagh, Student Centre Staff Member

Jessyca Tremblay, Spirit Squad Member

“The awards program provides special and very well-deserved recognition to students who provide leadership in a number of important areas,” said College President, Maureen Piercy. “These students gain excellent experience, and initiate many programs and services which benefit their fellow students and our communities. We are very proud to celebrate their contributions to the great quality of life at Loyalist.”

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Media Contact: Marilyn Warren, Communications, Loyalist College, (613) 969-1913, ext. 2332; e-mail: mwarren@loyalistc.on.ca

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