Previous Award Recipients
Young Alumni Achievement Award
The Young Alumni Achievement Award recognizes the outstanding achievements of Faculty of Agriculture alumni aged 40 and younger. Alumni are recognized for truly outstanding achievement that may have earned them regional, national or international prominence through service to humanity, in their profession and/or volunteer organizations, through community service, the advancement of knowledge and service to the faculty.
|David Simmons* and Sara Howe||2016|
|Mark and Sally Bernard||2011|
Alumni Volunteer of the Year
The Alumni Volunteer of the Year Award honors a volunteer, who has consistently and enthusiastically donated of their time and talents to advancing the objectives of the university and/or the Alumni Association and with whose support has significantly enhanced the success of various programs.
|Ken and Teresa Mellish||2017|
|*Dr. Helene Van Doninck||2015|
|Dwane and Debbie Mellish||2007|
Distinguished Alumni Award
The Distinguished Alumni Award is the Faculty of Agriculture's most prestigious award, recognizing truly outstanding service and commitment to the faculty, industry and the Alumni Association. Nominees must have distinguished themselves in their area of expertise, bringing honor to the university. Nominees will have provided a positive role model for the faculty and agriculture and made a significant contribution to the industry through teaching, research, industry, extension, production or to society in general.
|*Dr. Les Haley||2017|
|*Dr. Garth Coffin
|Dr. Robert Gordon||2008|
|Dr. Harold Cook||2007|
|*Richard James Huggard||1999|
|*James R. Wright||1998|
|Dr. Murray F. McLaughlin||1997|
|*Dr. J. Clifford McIsaac||1996|
|Dr. Roger. B. Buckland||1995|
|*Harold L. Chute||1994|
|*Brigadier General - Courtney S. Gilliatt||1993|
|*Dr. Kenneth Cox||1991|
|*Dr. Herbert F. MacRae||1990|
*Indicates previous Blue & Gold Award recipient is now deceased (updated July 2023). Our condolences to their friends, families and former classmates.