2016 Award Recipients

As this academic year comes to an end, it is our pleasure to announce the recipients of The President’s Award for Excellence in Student Leadership for 2016. This award was established in 2008 to recognize exceptional students who have a record of academic achievement, consistently demonstrate leadership, and make significant contributions to our community.

Andrew Buckley, President's Award Recipient 2016

Andrew Buckley, Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

As captain and starting quarterback for the Dino’s varsity football team, Andrew contributed to three Hardy Cups, was twice named the most outstanding player in Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) football, and recently won the the 2016 Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Award as the top male CIS athlete of the year.


As a research assistant, Andrew co-authored two research abstracts and presented his findings nationally. As a volunteer, Andrew met weekly with two late-stage Alzheimer’s patients for two years, and was also a volunteer at the Colonel Belcher Seniors Residence. Internationally, Andrew spent two weeks in Guatemala helping build clean, safe and efficient wood-burning concrete stoves for families in need.

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