A sweep at the 2017 Faculty of Science convocation: June 19, 2017!

Posted on Friday, June 23, 2017

Congratulations to all our newest graduates and welcome to the Faculty of Science extended family!

For science graduates, the June 19th convocation event was the culmination of years of dedication and perseverance. For a select few of our many star students, it was the perfect time to be honoured for their hard work and incredible achievements.

Véronique Boucher-Lalonde, PhD Biology, was awarded the Governor General's Gold Medal in Science and Engineering, in recognition of the most outstanding doctoral performance in these two faculties.

Two of our students were presented with a Governor General's Silver Medal in the Humanities and Sciences, an award to the student with the highest cumulative grade point average in an honours bachelor’s or equivalent program in the humanities or sciences (for all of uOttawa!). Our recipients, Yan Steimle and Antonius T. M. Van Kessel, maintained a perfect 10.0 over the course of their respective programs. They were also awarded the University Gold Medal for the highest standing in an honours bachelor in the Faculty of Science. The University Silver Medal for the second-highest standing in an honours bachelor programs in the Faculty of Science went to Haoye Lu.

The University Gold Medal for the highest standing in a bachelor’s program in the Faculty of Science was presented to Dominic Cyr, also finishing with a perfect 10.0. The University Silver Medal, awarded for the second-highest standing in a bachelor’s program in the Faculty of Science was awarded to Céline Sayed and Christopher McDonell.

We are very proud of all your achievements! Enjoy the next phase of your journey!

For a full list of all the prizes and awards, please visit here. You can also check out some photos of our Spring Convocation on this site.

Congratulations!

The Faculty of Science

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