Awards

Each year the CAREERS Awards of Excellence recognize and celebrate students, mentors, and Off-campus Coordinators whose passion, knowledge, and mentorship has created a positive impact on the futures of youth in Alberta. These champions are recognized as promising student interns, dedicated industry leaders and innovative Off-campus Coordinators who are making a difference to shape the future workforce.

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AWARDS

CAREERS Awards of Excellence in Trades & Technologies

This award recognizes the outstanding mentors and promising student interns in the Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) or a Dual-Credit pathway who exemplify professionalism, dedication to safety, and engagement to learning and achieving in Alberta’s skilled trades industries. Student winners receive a $500 scholarship to continue their training.

Sponsored by: Calgary Regional Safety Committee

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2021 STUDENT WINNER: Katie Sloan

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2021 MENTOR WINNER: Bryan Schutz

Student Recipient Katie Sloan with Off-campus Coordinator Mike Partington

Loraine Anderton Award of Excellence in Health Services

This award recognizes outstanding mentors and promising interns who are pursuing and contributing to dynamic fields within health services. The student winner receives a $500 scholarship.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2021 STUDENT WINNER: Preesha Patel

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2020 MENTOR WINNER: SHARLENE REGULAR

Student Recipient Preesha Patel

Hilton Mierau Award of Excellence in Off-Campus Learning

The Hilton Mierau Award of Excellence in Off-campus Learning recognizes an outstanding Off-campus Coordinator that utilizes CAREERS for off-campus success. They inspire students to explore careers, while demonstrating innovation in promoting programs and sharing their vast knowledge of the industries involved in off-campus programming. The recipient can award a $500 scholarship to a deserving student at their school.

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2021 WINNER: Nicole Bondarchuk

Scholarship Recipient Jasmin Eisener (L) & Award Recipient Nicole Bondarchuk (R)

John Aldred Ambassadorship Award of Excellence

The John Aldred Ambassadorship Award of Excellence recognizes an individual who demonstrates outstanding advocacy for skilled trades education and ambassadorship to the development of youth as skilled trade apprentices in Alberta strengthening the mission and goals of CAREERS.

Eric P. Newell Award of Excellence

The Eric P. Newell Award of Excellence was first introduced in 2006. This award is presented to a dedicated individual who exemplifies outstanding leadership, championship and support of the CAREERS vision and mission – enabling youth on their path to a rewarding career. This award is the highest achievement in the CAREERS organization. It requires the demonstration of extraordinary and commendable leadership and service.

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