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Science Students' Council Celebrate Those Who Make an Impact

On the evening of March 30th the Science Students'Council Dinner was an event to celebrate those Science students who made an impact to student life; to say hello to the incoming Executive and to say a fond farewell to those who served on the Executive the in the past year. The Faculty of Science was honored to be a part of the presentation of the following awards:

Clement Yung Award for Excellence

This award was established in memory of Clement Yung (1984-2009), a Western graduate who significantly impacted the University through his many contributions.

Applicants must demonstrate achievement in 3 out of 4 of the following areas during the period September 2008 to August 2009 inclusive: academic; volunteerism/activism; leadership; and enhancing the student experience at Western.

Corey Bricks receiving the Yung Award from Dr. David Wardlaw, Dean of Science

Corey Bricks (right) is seen here receiving the Clement Yung Award for Excellence from Dr. David Wardlaw, Dean of Science.

Corey Bricks

Corey educated others in Chile on behalf of the United Nations Development Program, was a Local Build Coordinator and President for Habit for Humanity at Western, and served as Cultural Commissioner for the Spanish and Latin American Student Association. For his commitment to development in London and abroad, for forging connections across cultures, and for exemplifying the criteria of the Impact Awards: academic achievement, leadership, volunteerism/activism, and enhancing the student experience at Western, Corey was presented with the Clement Yung Award for Excellence.

The Science Student's Council Impact Award of Merit

This award is given to those who demonstrate achievement in one or more of the following areas during the period September 2008 to August 2009 inclusive: academic; volunteerism/activism; leadership; and enhancing the student experience at Western.

Daniella Dimitri and Dr. Carol Jones, Assistant Dean Outreach & Diversity

Daneilla Dimitri, the SSC Imapct Award of Merit and Dr. Carol Jones, Assistant Dean (Outreach & Diversity)

Daneilla Dimitri

Daneilla was a youth counselor for her local parish, fundraising executive and volunteer for Best Buddies at Western, and raised awareness concerning the plight of Chinese orphanages here at home. For demonstrating mentorship in the community and generosity towards those less fortunate, for her dedication to humanitarianism, and for serving as a remarkable role model for others, Daneilla was presented with the Science Student’s Council Impact Award.

 

Tariq Esmail receiving the Imapct Award fro Doug Jones Associate Dean, Basic Medical Sciences Academic Affairs

Tariq Esmail receiving the Imapct Award fro Doug Jones Associate Dean, Basic Medical Sciences Academic Affairs

Tariq Esmail

Tariq was Student Services Commissioner for the Science Students’ Council, Kid Coach for future possibilities London, and Team Leader for the Alternative Spring Break program at Western. For demonstrating leadership on campus and in the community, for his commitment to academics and student life, and for his inspirational passion for Western, Tariq was presented with the Science Students’ Council Impact Award.

Lynn Nguyen receives the Impact Award from Dr. Keith Griffiths, Associate Dean Academic Affairs

Lynne Nguyen accepting the SSC Impact Award of Merit from Dr. Keith Griffiths, Associate Dean Academic

Lynn Nguyen

Lynn was a volunteer at the London and District Distress Centre, VP Fundraising for Operation Smile at Western, and a driving force behind the North York Talent Show for youth in her home community. For her service to communities here and abroad, for her compassion for others, and for the tremendous creativity she brings to the many causes she supports, Lynn was presented with the Science Students’ Council Impact Award.

Clement Yung Memorial Science Soph Award

This award was established in memory of Clement Yung (1984-2009), a Western graduate who significantly impacted the University through his many contributions.

Awarded to a Science Sophomore student who demonstrated achievement in 3 out of 4 of the following areas during the period September 2008 to August 2009 inclusive: academic; volunteerism/activism; leadership; and enhancing the student experience at Western.

Michael Keuroghlian accepting the Yung Memorial Science Soph Award

Michael Keuroghlian accepting the Clement Yung Memorial Science Soph Award from Dr. Keith Griffiths.