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Parkland Alumni Awards

Nominations now open for 2022 Parkland Region Alumni Awards

Do you know an outstanding Assiniboine alumnus from the Parkland Region?

If so, please consider nominating them for an Assiniboine Alumni Award.

Assiniboine is now accepting nominations for our annual alumni awards for the Parkland Region. Individuals can nominate an Assiniboine Alumnus from Parkland for one of the three awards:

  • Distinguished Alumni — presented to an alumnus of the college from the Parkland region who has distinguished themselves in both their chosen profession and their community.
  • One to Watch — honours a graduate from the Parkland region who is 35 years of age or younger at the time of nomination and has made exceptional achievements and significant contributions to his or her profession and/or community.
  • Excellence in Education — honours a staff or faculty member from the Parkland campus for extraordinary contributions to teaching and the student experience.

The deadline for nominations is December 17, 2021. Click on the links below for nomination forms. For more information or to submit your form, contact alumni@assiniboine.net.

Distinguished Alumni Nomination Form

One To Watch Nomination Form

Excellence in Education Nomination Form


Parkland Region Distinguished Alumni Award

The Parkland Region Distinguished Alumni Award honours graduates of the college in the Parkland Region who have distinguished themselves in both their chosen profession and the community. It recognizes the outstanding personal and professional achievements of the college’s finest graduates.

Previous Award Recipients

  • Joey Adamowski, 2014/15 Parkland Region Distinguished Alumni Award (Business Administration, Class of '94
  • Lori Bicklmeier, 2015/16 Parkland Region Distinguished Alumni Award (Applied Counselling Skills, Class of 08)
  • Terance Lacquette, 2016/17 Parkland Region Distinguished Alumni Award (Carpentry and Woodworking, Class of '13)
  • David Mansell, 2017/18 Parkland Region Distinguished Alumni Award (Motor Vehicle Mechanics, Class of '91, Applied Counselling, Class of '06)
  • Jamie Harvey, 2018/19 Parkland Region Distinguished Alumni Award

Parkland Region Community Service Award

The Parkland Region Community Service Award recognizes an alumnus of ACC from the Parkland Region who has positively impacted the quality of people’s lives through the service of others. This award highlights the value placed on “community,” as in our name – Assiniboine Community College.

Previous Award Recipients

  • Phyllis Malcolm Racette, 2012/13 Parkland Region Community Service Award (Early Childhood Education, Class of '99)
  • Ryan Rauliuk, 2013/14 Parkland Region Community Service Award (Business Administration, Class of '97)
  • Natalie Archambault, 2014/15 Parkland Region Community Service Award (Early Childhood Education Management, Class of '12)
  • Lloyd Hudson, 2015/16 Parkland Region Community Service Award (Business Administration, Class of '90)
  • Nicole Yunker, 2017/18 Parkland Region Community Service Award (Human Resources Management, Class of '06

Parkland Region One to Watch Award

The Parkland Region One to Watch Award honours graduates in the Parkland Region who are 30 years of age or younger at the time of nomination. The award recognizes exceptional achievement and significant contribution to the recipient’s profession and/or community.

Previous Award Recipients

  • Ryan Balak, 2016/17 Parkland Region One to Watch Alumni Award (Business Administration, Class of '08)
  • Kevin Giesbrecht, 2017/18 Parkland Region One to Watch Alumni Award (Land and Water Management, Class of '10, Agribusiness, Class of '12)

Parkland Region Excellence in Education Award

The Parkland Region Excellence in Education Award (formerly Excellence in Teaching) honours faculty in the Parkland Region for extraordinary contributions to teaching and the student experience.

Previous Award Recipients

  • Belva Ferley, 2013 Parkland Region Excellence in Teaching Award (Instructor and Student Advisor)
  • Mary Procyshyn, 2014/15 Parkland Region Excellence in Teaching Award (Instructor)
  • David Simmonds, 2015/16 Parkland Region Excellence in Teaching Award (Instructor, Business Administration)
  • Stuart Sinclair, 2016/17 Parkland Region Excellence in Teaching Award (Instructor, Carpentry and Woodworking)
  • Laura Chartrand, 2017/18 Parkland Region Excellence in Teaching Award (Instructor, Business Administration)
  • Joan Clarkson, 2018/19 Parkland Region Excellence in Education Award (Student Success Advisor)
  • Cheryl Sorenson-Voigt, 2018/19 Parkland Region Excellence in Teaching Award
  • Melanie Hawranik-Sobering, 2018/19 Excellence in Teaching Award