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Past Recipients

In 2014, the former Distinguished Alumni Award expanded to a total of five award categories.

In addition to the Lifetime Achievement Award, the four new awards recognize University of Manitoba graduates who have achieved outstanding accomplishments in their professional and personal lives, and who have been inspirations to fellow alumni, current students and the community.

2017 recipients:

2017 John & Patricia Patkau – Lifetime Achievement
2017 Reva Stone – Professional Achievement
2017 Sr. Lesley Sacouman – Community Service
2017 Isabella Wiebe – Service to the University of Manitoba
2017 Desiree Scott – Outstanding Young Alumni
Read their bios here.

2016 recipients:

2016 Edward Lyons – Lifetime Achievement
2016 Emmie Leung – Professional Achievement
2016 Karen Beaudin – Community Service
2016 Hong Kong Alumni Association – Service to the University of Manitoba
2016 Diana Nicholson and Gary Wong – Outstanding Young Alumni
Read their bios here.

2015 recipients:

2015 Marion Meadmore – Lifetime Achievement
2015 Nick Logan – Professional Achievement
2015 Wayne Davies – Community Service
2015 Juliette (Archie) Cooper – Service to the University of Manitoba
2015 Tito Daodu – Outstanding Young Alumni
Read their bios here.

2014 recipients:

2014 David Matas – Lifetime Achievement
2014 Scott Cairns – Professional Achievement
2014 Bruce Miller – Community Leadership
2014 John Bockstael – Service to the University of Manitoba
2014 Chau Pham – Young Alumni


Past recipients (1959-2013)

2013 Ovide Mercredi
2012 Dr. Gerry Price
2011 Howard Pawley
2010 Lila Goodspeed
2009 Nestor Burtnyk
2008 Gregg Hanson
2007 Ian C.P. Smith
2006 John Foerster
2005 Janice and Gary Filmon
2004 David G. Friesen
2003 Albert Friesen
2002 Harold Buchwald
2001 Jaroslaw Barwinsky
2000 Robert Silver
1999 Marion Vaisey-Genser/ R.W. (Bill) Pollock
1998 Peter Kondra
1997 Dr. John M. Bowman
1996 Chief Justice Richard Scott
1995 Dr. Henry Friesen
1994 Susan Lewis
1993 Barry Broadfoot
1992 Jean Carson
1991 Lesley Hughes
1990 Dr. Allan Ronald
1989 Betty Jane Wylie
1988 Gail Watson
1987 Monty Hall
1986 Dr. Percy Barsky
1985 Margaret Storey
1984 Dr. Cameron Jay
1983 Beverly Bajus
1982 Ivan Eyre
1981 Esmond Jarvis
1980 Prof. Grant Marshall
1979 Israel Asper
1978 Dr. Walter Bushuk
1977 Dr. James Burns
1976 Dr. R. Glenn Anderson
1975 William Kurelek
1975 Kathleen M. Richardson
1974 Dr. Morley Cohen
1973 Hon.William John McKeag
1972 Mary Elizabeth Bayer
1971 Dr. John Page
1970 Dr. Wallace Grant
1969 Simma Holt
1968 Dr. John Parkin
1967 Prof. Gordon Donaldson
1966 Dr. Leonard Shebeski
1965 Dr. David Golden
1964 Hon. Alfred Monnin
1963 G. Richard Hunter
1962 Dr. William Allen
1961 Dr. Henry Duckworth
1960 Dr. Joseph Doupe
1959 Hon. Mitchell Sharp

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