Distinguished Alumni Awards Celebration of Excellence promises to be biggest celebration of U of M alumni to date
Distinguished Alumni Awards
The Distinguished Alumni Awards recognize graduates who have achieved outstanding accomplishments in their professional and personal lives, and who have been an inspiration to fellow alumni, current students and the community, both close to home and around the globe.
The recipients of the 2017 University of Manitoba Distinguished Alumni Awards have been selected, representing graduates who are outstanding in their professional and personal lives. These honourees encompass a wide range of achievement, innovation and community service and inspire fellow alumni, current students and the community.
The 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients are:
- Lifetime Achievement: John Patkau [BA/69, BES/69, MArch/72] and Patricia Patkau [BID/73;
- Professional Achievement: Reva Stone [BA/68, BFA(Hons)/85];
- Community Service: Sr. Lesley Sacouman [BA/75];
- Service to the University of Manitoba: Isabella Wiebe [BMROT/86]; and
- Outstanding Young Alumni: Desiree Scott [BA/16].
2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards Celebration of Excellence Gala
Mark your calendars for an inspiring evening celebrating the achievements of University of Manitoba alumni.
Location: The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre, 281 Donald Street
Opening Reception: 7 p.m.
Awards Celebration: 7:30 p.m.
Gala Reception: 9 p.m. – 10:30 p.m
Tickets are $75 and can be purchased online.
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