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Blue & Gold Awards presented

Posted by Stephanie Rogers on November 7, 2017 in News

The annual Blue & Gold awards banquet was held on campus November 2, 2017 honouring those alumni who have distinguished themselves through outstanding service to their alma mater, their communities, Atlantic Canada and beyond.

An annual awards dinner is held to recognize these alumni for their exceptional achievements in the areas of volunteerism and contribution to the agricultural industry.  

The Distinguished Alumni Award is the Faculty of Agriculture’s most prestigious award, recognizing truly outstanding service and commitment to the Faculty of Agriculture, industry and the Alumni Association. Dr. Les Haley was the 2017 recipient

The Young Alumni Achievement Award recognizes the outstanding achievements of Faculty of Agriculture alumni aged 40 and younger. Alumni are recognized for outstanding achievement that may have earned them regional, national or international prominence through service to humanity in their profession or volunteer organizations, through community service or the advancement of knowledge and service to the Faculty of Agriculture.  Mr. Sam Bourgeois was the 2017 recipient.

The Alumni Volunteer of the Year Award honors a volunteer who has consistently and enthusiastically donated their time and talents to advancing the objectives of the faculty or the Alumni Association.  This year, Ken and Teresa Mellish were honoured. 

Nominate an Alumnus

Fill out the online form to nominate an alumnus today! Supporting documentation (if applicable) can me emailed to

Mailing Address
Alumni Relations                                                          
Dalhousie Faculty of Agriculture
Box 550,
Truro, N.S. B2N 5E3