2017 Distinguished Service Award Recipients Announced

Sat, 2017-04-01 00:01 -- Dominic Tremblay


Youth Science Canada is pleased to announce the ten recipients of its 2017 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:

  • Lise Deveau , Cornwall PE
  • Gerard Frison, Strasbourg SK
  • Danielle Gauci, Toronto ON
  • Lorne Gottselig, Strasbourg SK
  • James Grant, Ottawa ON

Bottom - left to right:

  • Anne Grieve, Chesley ON
  • Patrick Kossmann, Regina SK
  • Trevor Maguire, Brandon MB
  • Karen Morley, Vancouver BC
  • Patricia Offin, Calgary AB
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.