2017 Camosun Awards Ceremony

Camosun student Carolyn Irwin receiving award from David Chiang

Camosun College held their annual School of Business awards ceremony on June 13, 2017 in the Trades Education and Innovation Building at the Interurban Campus in Victoria, BC.

The event was emceed by Richard Stride, Dean of the School,of Business.

Richard Stride, Dean of the School of Business

After a traditional acknowledgement of territory by a First Nations elder, the ceremony proceeded to recognize over a 100 students who collectively received awards totalling almost $50,000.

Acknowledgement of Territory by Elder

The following students received CPAEF Awards:

  • CPAEF Award in Accounting ($1,000) – Alexandra Jamieson, Carolyn Irwin, and Amber Arnold; and
  • John Hadfield Memorial Scholarship ($1,000) – Amber Arnold

These CPAEF Awards recognize accounting students who intend to pursue the CPA designation and have the top mark in one of ACCT 380, ACCT 480, ACCT 470 or ACCT 471.  Carolyn Irwin is pictured above with David Chiang CPA CA, CPABC’s vice-president member services.

In addition, another three Camosun students received the CPA Award in Accounting, funded by the local Chapter,  which recognizes accounting students with satisfactory academic standing who have exhibited leadership, teamwork, and determination and who have helped their community through voluntary efforts.  The CPABC Victoria SVI Chapter continues to grow the endowment with the generosity of members and raises funds at their annual Chinese New Year dinner fundraiser to support these students:

  • CPA Award in Accounting – Robin Stone, Steven Cowie, and Cathy McIntyre.

The awards ceremony was also attended by Keri Norrie FCPA FCA FCGA, a governor of the CPAEF and the chair of the Accounting and Information Systems department in the Camosun School of Business, Ellen Slanina CPA CGA a director of the CPABC Victoria/SVI chapter, and Jennifer Weintraub from CPABC’s business development team.

Norrie said, “congratulations to all the students who received an award,” adding “good luck with your studies and your future careers.”

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