Good student neighbours recognized with community awards

By Polina Pelinovskaia, April 7, 2017

University and community leaders gathered in MUSC this week to recognize the 2017 winners of the Exceptional Student Neighbour Awards.

Each year, McMaster, Hamilton Police Services, the Ainslie Wood/Westdale Community Association and the City of Hamilton present the awards to students who have enhanced the residential communities surrounding campus.

The students are nominated by community members, in recognition of being good neighbours.

Award winners were presented with a certificate signed by University President Patrick Deane, Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger and Hamilton Police Services Chief Eric Girt.

This year’s gathering included Sean Van Koughnett, Associate Vice-President (Students and Learning) and Dean of Students, Amanda Gill, Acting Sgt, Hamilton Police Services, Shelli Eisenberg, student liaison with the AWWCA and Sgt. Jennifer McFeggan.

This year’s winners include:

Colin Colterjohn
Matthew Da Sliva
Emily Colwell
Connor Libby
Olivia Dorozynska
Mindy Chapman
Madeleine Raad
Lindsay Pallo
Samuel Tunji-Ajayi
Alexander Guerrero
Nishanth Merwin