CONVOCATION CELEBRATES STUDENT EXCELLENCE AT TRENT UNIVERSITY
Medal winners to be honoured at graduation ceremonies
Eight graduating students at Trent University are being presented with special academic awards at Trent University's 35th spring convocation ceremony to be held on Friday, May 31, 2002.
Governor General's Gold Medal:
The Governor General's Medal to reward scholastic
merit was established in 1873 by the Earl of Dufferin who served as
Governor General of Canada from 1872 to 1878. The Governor General's
Silver Medal is awarded to the Honours student with the highest academic
standing on graduation in the Bachelor's degree program. The Gold Medal
is awarded to the student with the highest academic standing on graduation
in the Master's and Doctoral degree programs.
Governor General's Silver Medal
Lisa Joanne Rahmer - Kingston, Ontario
President Symons Medals
The Symons Medal was established in 1972 in honour
of T.H.B. Symons, the founding president of Trent University. This medal
is awarded to students in the Honours program who achieve high overall
standing on graduation.
The Bagnani Medal was established in 1986 to honour
the late Professor Gilbert Bagnani, one of the founding faculty members
of Trent University. This medal is awarded to students in the General
program who achieve high overall standing on graduation.
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For more information contact:
Don Cumming, Senior Director, Public Affairs, (705) 748-1011, ext. 1224