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Stewart McKendry, Dr. John E Brent Scholarship 2006

Our Award Winning Students



The individuals listed below are the recipients of competitive awards and scholarships. In addition to these scholarships and awards, many of our students have entrance scholarships and in-course scholarships which are granted automatically based on achieving and maintaining high grades as well as scholarships from external sources.

Click on a hyperlinked name to see a photograph of the recipient.

Babcock & Wilcox Computing Award
This award is given to the student who attains the highest marks in the second year of the Honours Computing and Computer Electronics program.
Recipients:
2008 Bryan Mcdonald
2006 Qixin Lei
2005 Inglebert Mui
2004 Alexandru Costea
2003 Martin Bednarek
2002 Arjumand Ateeq
2001 Michael Romkey
1999 Derek Morin
1998 Dennis Koepke
1995 Michael Kyriacou
1994 Jason Woodside
1993 Kevin Fisher

The Dom Cardillo Scholarship
This scholarship is available to full-time undergraduate students entering first year who are a resident of Kitchener or Waterloo with a minimum final average of 80% in the best six grade 12 U courses, demonstrated leadership qualities, and participation in school or community activities.
Recipient: 2005 Timothy Soroka

Dr. John E. Brent Scholarship
The Dr. John E. Brent Scholarship is available to full-time students in the third year of a computer science program. Dr. Brent, now deceased, was a chairman of the Board of IBM Canada Ltd. He graduated from the University in 1929, and received a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa from WLU in 1966. In 1980, he established a number of scholarships at Laurier, including this one.
Recipients:
2008 Rahim Jiwani
2007 Edith Chiu
2006 Stewart McKendry, both the CS and BBA scholarships
2005 Alexandru Costea
2004 Jeffrey Moore
2003 Arjumand Ateeq
2001 Michael Romkey
1995 Jason McFarlane
1994 Ian Robertson
1988 Frank Dudas
1988 Sandra Rolfe
1987 Brett Glaysher
1985 Lai To
1984 Sek Toh

Dr. W. J. Villaume Scholarship
Students with outstanding academic achievement who have participated in an international program or have come to Laurier from another country.
Recipient: 2002 Arjumand Ateeq

Elizabeth Wang Mathematics Scholarship
Awarded annually, this scholarship is given to a student entering the second year of an honours mathematics program who has achieved the highest overall standing in Mathematics 101, 102, 121, and 122, taken in the previous year, with an overall grade point average of at least 9.0 in a minimum of five credits. (Students in the combined Honours Computer Science and Mathematics program are eligible.)
Recipient: 2004 Alexandru Costea

G & A Masonry Scholarship Fund
Two G & A Masonry awards are given each year to second, third, or fourth year students with good academic standing and demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills.
Recipients:
2003 David Tran
2001 John Alexander

Husky Injection Molding Systems Scholarship
This scholarship is available to one of the top three students entering the first year of a computer science, geography, or environmental studies program. Recipients must be residents of Ontario.
Recipients:
2007 Michael Mangone
2005 Adam Wathan
2004 Tak Chen
2003 Jesse Cond
2002 David Tran
2000 Kyle Dovigi

NCR Waterloo Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is awarded to third or fourth year students with good academic standing and who have displayed leadership qualities and teamwork skills through community involvement, athletics and extra-curricular activities.
Recipients:
2008 Cassandra Taylor

Novell Canada Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to the student who completes the third year of the double degree program in Business and Computing & Computer Electronics with the highest overall grade point average.
Recipients:
2007 Michael Morrice
2005 Anil Mehta
2004 Jeffrey Moore
2003 Craig McGee

The Procter & Gamble Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to full-time undergraduate students entering second year for their academic achievement and leadership skills as demonstrated by involvement in extra-curricular activities.
Recipient: 2004 Samantha Kafato

Ross and Doris Dixon Special Needs Volunteer Award
This award recognizes the important role that volunteers play in creating a positive environment for students with special needs. Candidates for the award are judged on both the quantity and quality of their voluntary contributions.
Recipients:
2008 Cassandra Taylor
2007 Cassandra Taylor

Scotia Bank Group Scholarship Fund
Two Scotia Bank Group scholarships are presented each year to students in their second, third, or fourth year who have a record of high academic achievement.
Recipient: 2002 Craig McGee

The Shell Canada Scholarship
Shell Canada awards are given annually to two students enrolled in a Science program at Laurier. The recipients must be in the second year of their studies, have achieved a minimum grade point average of 10.00 in their first year, and be making a contribution to campus or community life. The award can be renewed in the third and fourth years, provided the student maintains a GPA of 9.00.
Recipients:
2005 Gregory Overholt
2004 Craig McGee, Morgan Carter
2003 Craig McGee, Morgan Carter
2002 Craig McGee, Morgan Carter

Sims Scholarship in Science and Technology
Established by the Sims family to encourage young women to continue their studies in science and mathematics, this award is presented annually to a student entering the second year of and honours program in science, mathematics, physics or computer science. Preference is given to female students who have leadership abilities, good academic standing, and are making a contribution to university or community life. Mrs. Sims is a former chair of Laurier's Board of Governors.
Recipient: 2007 Cassandra Taylor

SUN Life Financial "Bright Future" Award
This scholarship is awarded to students in a double degree program with good academic standing and been involved in extra curricular activities on campus and in extensive volunteer
work in the wider community.
Recipient:
2008 Cassandra Taylor

SUN Microsystems of Canada Computer Science Scholarship I
This scholarship is given to students in the Honours Computer Science program or the Honours BBA/Honours Computer Science double degree program. The recipients must be in the second year of their studies, have achieved a minimum grade point average of 9.5 in all computer science courses taken in their first year and be judged to have demonstrated a sincere interest in and commitment to pursuing a career within the field of computing.
Recipients:
2008 Eric Schein
2007 Cassandra Taylor
2006 Timothy Soroka

SUN Microsystems of Canada Computer Science Scholarship II
This scholarship is given to students in the Honours Computer Science program or the Honours BBA/Honours Computer Science double degree program. The recipients must be in the third year of their studies, have achieved a minimum grade point average of 9.5 in all computer science courses taken in their first two years and be judged to have demonstrated a sincere interest in and commitment to pursuing a career within the field of computing.
Recipients:
2008 Rahim Jiwani
2007 Timothy Soroka
2006 Gregory Overholt

Viessman International Scholarship Fund
The aim of this scholarship fund is to financially help WLU students who want to study at an institution abroad as part of an exchange program or as an independent study.
Recipient: 2003 Robert Mazurkiewicz

William Adams Caldwell Award
Awarded to students who have completed Year 3 of an honours program in the School of Business and Economics or Faculty of Science with a minimum cumulative GPA of 10.00 (A-). While the emphasis was on academic excellence, students are also judged upon overall citizenship. Award alternates between the School of Business and Economics and the Faculty of Science.
Recipients:
1993 Dwayne Moore
1989 Robert Dowding


Our students in the Business and Computer Science and the Business and Computing & Computer Electronics double degree programs are also eligible for awards in the School of Business and Economics.

ATS Automated Tooling Scholarship
This award is given to a second year students in the School of Business and Economics who demonstrate entrepreneurial skills.
Recipients: 2005 Lukas Koczorowski, Gregory Overholt

Bruce Fournier Prize in Organizational Behaviour
Prize is granted to the student who attains the highest average in Organizational Behaviour I and II.
Recipient: 2003 Michael Romkey

Canadian Industrial Transportation League Scholarship
This scholarship is given to students in the BBA program demonstrating academic achievement and participating in extra-curricular activities.
Recipient: 2006 Timothy Soroka

Canadian Tire Award
This award is available to students in the School of Business and Economics who demonstrate leadership abilities and entrepreneurial skills while maintaining good academic standing.
Recipient: 2003 Michael Romkey

The KPMG Award in Entrepreneurship
This scholarship is awarded to the students with the best research project in BU440, based on originality and the potential for the project to be implemented successfully in the future.
Recipients:
2006 Sebou Mirzayan
2005 Eric Macejko, Michael Romkey

The Myron Gottlieb Business and Economics Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to the students who have completed the first year of the Honours BBA program with the highest overall grade point average.
Recipient: 2005 Stewart McKendry

The Perpetual Success Foundation Awards
This award is given to a second, third or fourth year student in the School of Business and Economics with a minimum grade point average of 8.00 (B), demonstrated creativity and innovativeness and active interest in marketing, exhibited both in and out of the classroom.
Recipient: 2006 Gregory Overholt

The PPG Canada Inc Scholarship
This award is given to a third or fourth year student in the School of Business and Economics in finance and/or accounting with a minimum grade point average of 8 (B) and active contribution to Laurier or the community through extra-curricular activities.
Recipient: 2003 John Alexander

Robert H. Quinn Creative Marketing Award
Award is granted to the group of students who are deemed by the professor(s) to have made the best written and verbal presentation in BU472.
Recipients: 2006 Robert Burns, Marilyn Gil, Graham Jeffery, John Kamler, Keri Mills, Peter Vreeswyk