Outstanding students honoured at Fall Awards Ceremony

Friday, November 10, 2023

Outstanding students honoured at Fall Awards Ceremony

Outstanding optometry students received awards at the Fall Awards Ceremony on November 10. Thanks to the donors who made the awards possible. Congratulations to all the following, including those were unable to attend the ceremony:

  • Barbara Sivak Memorial Award: Irene Jiang and Avery Cochrane
  • Dr. Clark Baldwin Award: Ipsita Kalsi
  • Dr. David Mckenna Memorial Scholarship: Adrianna Warren
  • Dr. Douglas H. Jenkins Memorial Scholarship: Taylor Landry
  • Dr. Karen Tompa Nowy Third-Year Memorial Award: Mehak Riaz
  • Dr. Reed Dawkins Entrance Award: Phuoc Thinh Nguyen
  • Drs. Wensveen and Smith Award in Binocular Vision and Perception: Sarah Long
  • E.F. Attridge Award for Highest Achievement in Pathology: Angelica Jankovic
  • E.J. Chisholm Memorial Scholarship: Hellen Xu
  • Essilor Award for Academic and Clinical Excellence in Optics: Dayapreet Dhaliwal
  • Frederick T. Armstrong Scholarship: Erica Chow
  • FYidoctors Leadership Award: Dan Stasiuk
  • J. Pat Cummings Scholarship: Laura Appleby
  • Manitoba Association of Optometrists A.H. Basman O.D Scholarships: Truong Duy Bui Thai (Year 1), Nicole Taylor (Year 2), Cassidy Roberts (Year 3), Shayna Timmerman (Year 4)
  • Monaghan Memorial Scholarship: John Diemert
  • Nova Scotia Association of Optometrists Scholarship: Adam Assali
  • Reginald Williams Memorial Scholarship: Avery Cochrane
  • Roland des Groseilliers and Margaret Hansen-des Groseilliers Humanitarian Award: Kokoro Tsuzuki
  • Steve de Pinto Awards: Lucy Dong and Julia Perfetto
  • VSP and AAOF Canadian Practice Excellence Scholarships: Judit Antonyrajan and Natali Milosevski
Group of students with awards

Summer Research Awards

Congratulations too to the following students, who received summer research awards:

  • Alcon Scholarship for Research in Contact Lens Care: Urbowshe Mahmood
  • Bobier/Fisher/Lyle Research Award: Sarah Long
  • Dr. Howard A. Backman Scholarship: Supriya Aryal
  • H. Stein Summer Research Award: Erica Chow
  • Optometry Faculty Undergraduate Research Scholarship: Mandy Wai