2016 Distinguished Service Award Recipients Announced

Sat, 2016-04-02 19:40 -- Dominic Tremblay


Youth Science Canada is pleased to announce the ten recipients of its 2016 Distinguished Service Award. The Awards annually recognize up to ten volunteers and staff who have made an outstanding contribution, through innovation, long service, or leadership, to the organization or its programs at any level. Nominations are submitted by any two volunteers or staff at any level (by January 31) and selection of the recipients is made by the National Policy Advisory Committee.

Congratulations to:

Top - left to right:

  • Shelagh Bannister , Salt Spring Island BC
  • Jason Braun, Winnipeg MB
  • Amberly Dooley, Calgary AB
  • Catherine Friesen, Toronto ON
  • David Grant, Vancouver BC

Bottom - left to right:

  • Neil McAlpine, Winnipeg MB
  • Anne Range, Sauble Beach ON
  • Leslie Sears, Calgary AB
  • Dominic Tremblay, Trenton ON
  • Lou van Rysselt, Winnipeg MB
Recipients receive a crystal award, which is usually presented at a Regional Science Fair or the Canada-Wide Science Fair.

The complete list of recipients, from 1985 to the present, may be viewed on the Distinguished Service Awards page, along with the nomination guide.